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.”
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 […]
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.
Ghana: Call for Policy Review in Forensic Science Education
Researchers from the University for Development Studies (UDS) Department of Forensic Sciences reiterates that forensic science is facing fundamental challenges in Ghana.
Keynote Speech Delivered By Lydia Quansah (Ph.D.), HoD Forensic Science Department, University for Development Studies (UDS) On June 24, 2021
Author: Yahaya Sumara Sulley Department of Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Biosciences, University for Development Studies, Tamale – Ghana Theme: “Forensic Science: An Interdisciplinary Field for Achieving Sustainable Development in Ghana” (Delivered at […]