I blame movies/series in part for creating unrealistic expectations of the scientific process. A disease outbreak in a movie is usually caused by a mad scientist in an obscure lab, plotting world […]
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.
Interview with Ahmed Fuseini, Co-Founder of DRE-AM Ghana and Biomedical Scientist at Health First Medical Services, Bolgatanga.
“Our seminars are helping people understand the dangers of hepatitis B and why it is important to go for a test and receive vaccination against the disease.” Ahmed Fuseini, DRE-AM Ghana. On […]
Neuroscience research in Ghana
Neuroscience deals with the study of the structure and functions of the nervous system and its disorders. The brain, which is part of the nervous system, regulates many activities such as reasoning, […]
Improving safety of blood units: a novel strategy for screening blood donors for syphilis
Screening of blood donors for syphilis is often carried out with non-specific tests that can give high false positive results. In some cases, syphilis test is not carried out on blood donors, […]
Progress of test-before-treatment guidelines for malaria in Ghana
About six years have passed since Ghana initiated the test-before-treatment (TBT) guidelines for malaria. Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) have been used for testing malaria at most healthcare centres due to limited resources […]