A reflection on the International Day of Women & Girls in Science by Regina Kwarteng, Doctoral Researcher in Medical Laboratory Sciences at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The IDWGS is celebrated annually on 11 February.
Ghana will go to the polls at the end of 2020 to elect the next President and Parliamentarians. As one of the common themes in the political debates, unemployment and wages will […]
This year, 2019, was dubbed the ‘Year of Return’ by the leadership of Ghana to commemorate the 400th anniversary since the first ship carrying slaves from Africa (mainly West Africa) arrived on the shores of the New World (the Americas).
According to Chapter 5 of the Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29), kidnapping can be described as the unlawful imprisonment of a person. The unlawful taking or detention of a child under the […]
Scientect’s vision is of a society where citizens are scientifically literate and where the vital role of science and research in national development is fully realised and valued.
Hunger and malnutrition pose more threat to human health than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined . Every night, 1 in 9 people retire to bed without having a meal and are famished due to extreme poverty and lack of access to food.
Despite the recognition of sickle cell disease (SCD) as a public health concern by the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations (UN) in 2006 and 2008 respectively, the genetic disorder has still received little public attention.
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the common chronic genetic disorders affecting the Africa populace.
Authors: Appiah Poku Yankyera (MSc. Health Psychology)1, Rita Adu-Boahene (BSN)2 and Baffour Boaten Boahen-Boaten (MSc. Global Mental Health)3 1Founder, Life Developers Movement, Ghana (✉ email@example.com); 2 Research Nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Centre, Nashville-TN, USA; 3Lecturer, […]
The current New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has promised to implement an industrialisation programme dubbed ‘one-district one-factory’ (ODOF), which will facilitate the economic growth of Ghana and help achieve the status of […]