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School of Public Health Alumni Executives pays courtesy call on the Provost of CHS

SPH Alumni visit CHS Provost

 

Executives of the School of Public Health (SPH) Alumni have paid a courtesy call on Professor Christian Agyare, Provost of the College of Health Sciences on the 10th June 2022.

CHS at the KNUST 70th Anniversary Science And Technology Exhibition

CHS at 70th Anniversary Exhibition

 

The College of Health Sciences, KNUST showcases the innovative projects and products at the 4-day Science and Technology Exhibition which was held from Tuesday, 10th May 2022 to 14th May 2022 at the Great Hall. This forms part of activities to mark the 70th Anniversary celebrations of the University.

 

G-WAC Holds Orientation For Students

GWAC Holds orientation for students

 

The German-West African Centre for Global Health and Pandemic Prevention (G-WAC) in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has held a day’s orientation for its students on 18th May, 2022 at the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences Board Room, Boadi.

 

The program was aimed at orienting students on the G-WAC scholarship, course registration for PhD students, the program duration, the reporting timeline and appointment of supervisors, among others.

 

KNUST and GNAD give two weeks training to 29 Sign Language Instructors

KNUST-GNAD 2 weeks training

 

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) have commenced a two-week training program for 29 Ghanaian Sign Language Instructors on the 19th of April 2022 at the Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation Studies to develop their skills and knowledge for quality teaching of others interested in Ghanaian Sign Language (GhSL).

CHS donates hearing aids to the overall best student of the School of Public Health

CHS donates hearing aids

Richard Aboagye, the overall best student in academics at the School of Public Health has received a custom-made hearing aid as part of his reward at the just ended College of Health Sciences Excellence Awards on the 12th April 2022 at the Provost’s Office.

The presentation was made by the Provost of the College of Health Sciences, Professor Christian Agyare, and assisted by Professor Samuel Newton, Dean of the School of Public Health, and Dr. Akosua Agyemang - Prempeh, an Audiologist from the Department of Ear, Nose, and Throat (EENT).

 

CHS Organises Free Health Screening For Its Staff

CHS Health Screening

The Wellness Coordinating Team of the College of Health Sciences (CHS) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has organised four-day hypertension and diabetes screening for its staff across the various Schools and Faculties of the College from the 14th to 18th February 2022. They also went through Blood Pressure monitoring, Weight, Height, and Body mass index checks.

The CHS Wellness Coordinating team which was constituted by the College Provost, Professor Christian Agyare, has the mandate to prioritise the wellness of the College staff.

Bilateral Meeting between KNUST and Ghana National Association of the Deaf on Ghanaian Sign Language Instructors’ training

KNUST-GNAD Bilateral Meeting

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) through its Department of Health Promotion and Disability Studies, and the Steering Committee of the GNAD-KNUST Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) held a bilateral meeting with the Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) at the CHS boardroom on 15th February 2022, to deliberate and fashion out modalities for the implementation of a training of trainers programme for Ghanaian Sign Language (GhSL) Instructors in Ghana.

KNUST involvement in Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness

KNUST involvement in Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness

This year’s World Antimicrobial Awareness Week was launched in Koforidua on 14th November 2021 with a call on regulatory agencies to help fight the menace of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).

Research shows that without effective antimicrobials for the prevention, management, and control of infectious diseases, medical procedures such as organ transplantation, cancer chemotherapy, diabetes management, and major surgeries become high-risk endeavors with significant morbidities and mortalities.

Reducing Maternal Mortality With Cost Effective Technology

Reducing Maternal Mortality With Cost Effective Technology

Professor Veronica Millicent Dzomeku, Professor Emmanuel Nakua, and Dr. Adwoa Boamah Mensah from the Department of Nursing, and School of Public Health organized a three-day workshop for midwives from the Bono Region of Ghana on the reduction of maternal and child mortality using cost-effective technology at the KNUST Career Development Center.

Ghana Health Policy Dialogue on Strengthening Referral Policy Held

Ghana Health Policy Dialogue on Strengthening Referral Policy Held

Ghana Health Policy Dialogue, which brings together health specialists from the private and public sectors to discuss urgent issues in the health sector, was held on November 29, 2021, at the Noda Hotel, Kumasi.

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