COVID-19: White house petition to investigate Bill Gates for “Medical Malpractice”, “Crimes Against Humanity” gains momentum

A petition to investigate Bill Gates for “crimes against humanity” and “medical malpractice” has gained a staggering 289,000 signatures from concerned citizens, almost tripling the number required to get a response from the White House. The “We the People” petition asks the federal government to call on Congress to investigate the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, stating that […]

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University of Ghana scientists sequence genomes of novel coronavirus

Scientists at the University of Ghana have successfully sequenced genomes of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the global COVID-19 pandemic, obtaining important information about the genetic composition of viral strains in 15 of the confirmed cases in Ghana. The scientists, who work at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR – College of Health […]

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Create GH¢100m micro-credit fund to boost productive inclusion for poor, vulnerable – YieldRock

The fiscal and monetary measures to cushion impact of COVID 19 has so far been guided by sector-based considerations. The justification for this approach is not without cause given that consumer demand, particularly in the services sector, have proven more elastic than others. Take for instance, travel and tourism – it has been hardest hit […]

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Call for Applications – PhD Scholarships

Developing Ghana’s care economy: Case and potential We seek four (4) PhD students to join our multidisciplinary team to investigate the case and potential for developing Ghana’s care economy.  Background  Ghana’s population, as Africa’s broadly, is aging.  A growing population of older people, many suffering from chronic diseases and related disabilities – increases the demand for long-term care […]

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