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Professor Ellis Owusu-Dabo Re-Appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor of KNUST
The Council of the University at its 272nd (Regular) meeting held on Thursday, 22nd September 2022 has re-appointed Professor Ellis Owusu-Dabo as Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology for a Two-Year Term with effect from 1st October 2022 to 30th September 2024.
Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson Inaugurates SDG Champion Committees
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson has inaugurated Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Champion Committees on 9th September, 2022 at the Council Chamber, KNUST.
SVM and Its Partners Train Farmers and Veterinary Staff on Monitoring Tools for Antimicrobial Use in Animals
The School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) of the College of Health Sciences at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in collaboration with the Veterinary Services, Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), World Health Organisation (WHO), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), and the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), has organised a weeklong workshop to train
KNUST Installs 255 LED Streetlights Across Surrounding Communities
As part of measures to improve off-campus security, the Management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi through the Directorate of Students’ Affairs (DoSA), has completed the installation of two hundred and fifty-five (255) LED streetlights across various strategic areas in ten surrounding communities: Ayeduase, Ayeduase New Site, Boadi, Emina, Kotei, Gyinya
Research & Innovation
Rapid, simple, inexpensive high-throughput antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) in natural product drug discovery and tackling antibiotic resistance in global infectious diseases.
Current evidence of increasing failure to antimicrobial therapy due to drug resistance may be leading us potentially into a post-antibiotic era, and thus threaten the advances made in medicine (Carlet et al., 2012). The worldwide surge in resistant bacteria and the paradoxical downward trend in the development of new antibiotics simultaneously have serious implications.Read more
Dr (Mrs) Cynthia Amaning Danquah
BPharm (Hons), MPhil (Pharmacology), PhD (London), MPSGH
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Honey in Ghana safe to consume, KNUST scientists find low pesticide presence. Pesticide residues detected in the honey samples from the major honey producing belts in Ghana were very low and below their respective maximum residue limits set by the European Union.