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.”
DNAforAfrica hosts a Forensic DNA workshop for The West African Region in Ghana
Author: Yahaya Sumara Sulley Department of Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Biosciences, University for Development Studies, Tamale – Ghana DNAforAfrica held its first event in the West African region in Ghana from November […]
Reflections: The Significance of a National Forensic Science Week in Ghana
Authors: Yahaya Sumara Sulley, Isaac Oboakoh, Lydia Quansah Department of Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Biosciences, University for Development Studies, Tamale – Ghana September 18th -24th of every year is earmarked as a […]
The plight of a Ghanaian nurse relocating to the UK
The Ghanaian nurse, like many other civil servants, have seen a government fatten itself even during a pandemic, and continues to make excuses whenever workers ask for a reasonable raise.
The Saga of the Achimota Forest: Abuse of Executive Instruments
This article explores the utility of executive instrument 144 in respect of the Achimota Forest debacle, with criticisms.
Opinion: The reputation of Ghana’s judiciary is at an all-time low?
Judicial independence is the fulcrum of Ghana’s democracy and the socio-economic well-being of the people.
University for Development Studies open to collaborations to influence forensic science policy in Ghana – Prof Gabriel Ayum Teye, VC
UDS has established the Department of Forensic Sciences to train students who ultimately will become the next generation of professionals in the forensic discipline.
Towards a DNA Revolution in Ghana – Interview
It is clear now that (…) we need a national effort to make DNA technologies readily available in almost every institution that has something to do with biology. If nothing at all, COVID has taught us well enough. (Dr Francis Addy)
How can we make Ghana’s e-levy, or MoMo tax, equitable and fair?
The current MoMo tax strategy is discriminatory, targets the poor and is unfair.