Global health is often hampered by the fact that not enough specimens get to testing sites in a timely manner. In many developing countries including Ghana, there are limited diagnostic equipment and most of them are placed in urban […]
Efficient sample referral system (SRS) is an important instrument necessary in addressing the issue of testing deficits in low-to-middle income countries, including Ghana. To date, Ghana do not have adequate system in place to ensure smooth movement of clinical […]
The Centre for Health System Strengthening (CfHSS) contracted a consultant from the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) to provide a 1-week training and support with the implementation of SARS-CoV-2 genomic sequencing at the National Public Health and […]
The Centre for Health System Strengthening was invited by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to a 2-day Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) partners meeting.
The Centre for Health System Strengthening team led by the Programs Coordinator, Dr. Godfred Acheampong has successfully completed laboratory set-up and device installations as well as molecular training for SARS-CoV-2 testing at the Tamale and Sekondi Public Health Laboratories.
CfHSS with support from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has established two biosafety Level II facilities at the Tamale and Sekondi Public Health Laboratories.
The Centre for Health System Strengthening with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and as part of its capacity building programme has procured sequencers and its accompanying reagents for the National Public Health Reference Laboratory.
The Centre for Health Systems Strengthening (CfHSS) in Collaboration with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Ghana Health Service is organizing a workshop on Basic Molecular Biology. Date: 8th – 12th February, 2021Venue: Anita […]
Congratulations!! to Professor Awandare and his Team from the West African Center for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens ( WACCBIP ) for once again taking the lead in the identification of this new SARS-CoV-2 variant in Ghana. I will attempt to […]