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KNUST introduces BSc. Programme in Community Health

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has introduced a Bachelor of Science Programme in Community Health, the first to be run in the country. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Kwasi Obiri-Danso, said it was part of efforts to build the capacity of community health professionals for efficient job performance. He added that it was going to provide ...

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No fans in KUMACA dormitories; ventilation is poor – Minister

Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah, has expressed displeasure about the poor ventilation at some dormitories of the Kumasi Academy (KUMACA), as the health workers seek to unravel what infection may have killed four students in the school in just a week. Mr. Osei Mensah, who toured dormitories and other facilities in the school, said ventilation is very poor in ...

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Huawei partners KNUST to offer authorised network academy in Ghana

Huawei has partnered Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to run Huawei Authorized Information and Network Academy (HAINA) program for students at the University. The HAINA initiative is a global ICT technology education program which authorizes universities and tertiary education organizations to deliver Huawei certification courses to their students. This is the first accreditation in Ghana with plans ...

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Police officers to be sanctioned for brutalizing KNUST students

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has said it would take drastic measures against some of its officers who brutalized some students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi. The Command has tasked the Police Intelligence and Professional Standards Department (PIPS), to investigate the conducts of the officers and submit a report for immediate action. A ...

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Facebook, Google, using my inventions – Ghana’s Dr. Thomas Mensah

Ghanaian chemical engineer and innovator, Dr. Thomas Mensah, has said his innovations are being used by technology giants including Facebook, Google, Paypal among others. Dr. Mensah, while working for American company, Corning Glass Works, was able to help improve and commercialize a fiber optic technology the company had been working on for 15 years without success. Prior to the invention, ...

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40% of stroke patients die; Gov’t must act – Neurologist

A Neurologist at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Dr. Fred Stephen Sarfo, has called on government to make the fight against stroke and other non-communicable diseases an urgent priority. He said more should be done to efficiently manage stroke cases and save many from dying from the disease. The referral facility, in 2017, saw in excess of 800 cases. Dr. ...

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KNUST vet students to vaccinate 1000 cats, dogs against rabies

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) chapter of the Ghana Veterinary Medical Students Association (GVMSA), has launched a campaign to vaccinate at least 1,000 cats and dogs in the Ashanti region against rabies. This is to help reduce the cases of rabies recorded in the region and  across the country. President of the GVMSA-KNUST, Benjamin Kissi Sasu, made ...

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KNUST female students invent sanitation improvement app

Two students from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have challenged Government and other policy makers to use science and technology to address Ghana’s sanitation problems. The two; Miss Agyirakwa Monney Bernice and Doreenda Nikoi Kotei-Sika, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science students at the Kwame Nkrumah Science and Technology (KNUST) respectively have developed an app which has ...

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Sports journalists mourn Christopher Opoku [Photos]

Scores of Ghanaians within the sports fraternity on Saturday thronged the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to pay their last respect to their colleague, Christopher Opoku, who passed away some three months ago. Some of the sports journalists included Karl Tuffuor, Sammy Bartels, Veronica Commey, Gary Al-Smith, Nathan Quao, Kwaku Ofosu Asare, Benjamin Nketsia, among others. Some ...

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KNUST constructs solar-powered 4X4 vehicle

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), in partnership with the Technical University of Munich, has constructed a solar-powered 4×4 vehicle. The environmentally-friendly vehicle, meant to carry passengers and goods, was inaugurated by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, at the 51st congregation of the KNUST, Kumasi, on Saturday. It was developed by the Departments of Mechanical Engineering ...

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