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 held their first event in the West African region in Ghana from November 30–December 1, 2022. The event, a forensic DNA workshop, was the third in the series of DNAforAfrica events […]
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.
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 (PhD), HoD Forensic Science Department, University for Development Studies (UDS) On June 24, 2021
Theme: “Forensic Science: An Interdisciplinary Field for Achieving Sustainable Development in Ghana” (Delivered at Maiden FSOGH Forensic Science Symposium, UDS Library 24/6 Reading Room – Nyankpala Campus) Introduction The need for sustainable […]
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.
The investigation of the infamous Brazilian criminal case dubbed the “Robbery of the Century” has been selected as the 2020 Forensic DNA Hit of the Year at the 6th Human Identification Solutions (HIDS) Conference.
In light of the recent report on the Takoradi missing girls in Ghana, there have been several speculations about forensic DNA testing and its reliability in the media […]