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 Election 2020: Unemployment & wages
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 […]
Reflections on the “Year Of Return”: Transitioning into a “Decade of Reconciliation”
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).
Kidnapping in Ghana: an emerging crisis?
Author: Yahaya Sumara Sulley Department of Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Biosciences, University for Development Studies, Tamale – Ghana According to Chapter 5 of the Criminal Code 1960 (Act 29), kidnapping can be […]
Guidelines for articles submitted to Scientect E-Mag
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.
International Youth Day 2018: food security as a safe space for development
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.
World Sickle Cell Day: What you may be missing about sickle cell disease
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: Public awareness and management options – lessons from Ghana
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the common chronic genetic disorders affecting the Africa populace.
Mental health in Ghana: now and beyond
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 one-district one-factory policy: the role of tertiary institutions
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 […]