Conversations about existing policy gaps could lead to significant growth in the African forensic DNA application market.
Forensic DNA Analysis in the Fight Against Sexual Assault in Africa: Insights for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
As we observe Sexual Assault Awareness Month, let us also recognize the importance of forensic DNA analysis in sexual assault cases in Africa and work towards addressing the challenges facing its use.
Unlocking the Full Potential of Forensic Science: A Call to Action for Ghana’s Policymakers and Private Sector
our young researchers in the field will continue to lack research funding to contribute to the development of the field in Ghana. Our passionate students will struggle
Interview: A Focus on The Future; 3D Forensics
I don’t think everyone can have enough resources to meet the demands of 3D forensics currently, but we have to try to do as much as we can if nations want to prioritize solving contemporary social and environmental issues. I think the forensic science communities in countries that are not benefiting directly from 3D forensics should strengthen the call for the government to see its relevance.
West Africa: DNAforAfrica Crusader Advocates for Implementation of DNA Laws and Policies in the Region
“I am optimistic about the benefits of the DNA revolution.” “I believe the establishment of DNA laws and policies and a proper regulatory framework will bring renewed hope to victims and their relatives in special cases of violent crimes, sexual assault and gender-based violence cases, recidivism, missing and anonymous person cases, ancestry, phenotype, identity, and kinship applications within the West African Subregion.”
Step up war on food fraud with forensics, a focus on Ghana
The application of forensic science in food fraud cases could minimize investigation time, improve efficiency, and provide robust, transparent and reliable scientific evidence to help answer legal questions.
Forensics Expert Explains How to Analyze Bloodstain Patterns | WIRED
Crime scene analyst Matthew Steiner teaches the techniques forensics experts use to investigate bloodstain patterns, ranging from easy to difficult.
Achieving SDG 16 in Ghana: the role of forensic science
As part of achieving SDG 16 and strengthening justice systems in Ghana, there should be a massive improvement and investment in forensic science.
Ghana: Call for an Independent Forensic Science Laboratory
A group of forensic science researchers have recommended the independence of the Ghana Police Service (GPS) Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL).
Call for Newsletter Articles — Forensic Science Society of Ghana
We would like to invite short articles, news, announcements, events, and in depth commentaries for the upcoming FSSGH Newsletter (Volume 2).