The college of health science at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is experiencing increasing enrolment and graduation of more female Healthcare practitioners at the college of Health Science.
The College of instance presented a total of 790 females for graduation in the 2022 to 2023 academic year.
The number represent 53.4% of the total of 1479 graduates from the College of Health Science who have completed and certified the six, 4 or 3 years programmes of study.
”The increasing number of female graduates from at the College of Health Science according to the Professor Christian Agyare, the provost may continue for a while considering the admission statistics.”
Giving a breakdown of the graduating class at the 57th congregation of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) at the weekend, he said they were 368 Doctor of Pharmacy students, 211 Medicine Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery, 35 the antecedent and 24 Veterinary Medicine students.
He commended the students for their resoluteness in pursuing such innovative and human substance causes for these numbers of years.
Others also graduated in the four years general measuring, midwifery, medical laboratory technology, imaging sonography, and radiology.
Professor Agyare noted that the college’s mandate to train health professionals and researchers for Ghana and the world at large, had continued to yield positive results in the area of grants and further research.
The Kumasi Center of Collaborative Research into Tropical Medicine (KCCR) he said continue to play a leading role in health research in the country by working assiduously to excel in the mandate of hosting and addressing scientists topics of national interest and of regional and global importance.
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He said faculty members at the college continue to attract grants to undertake various research activities, adding that, the year under review alone, it attracts a total research grant of 3.6 million dollars.
Professor Agyare said,” it was not surprising that the college was adjusted the best research college at the 2023 Research Excellence Awards.
Doctor Darius Osei, immediate past Chief Executive University of Ghana Medical Centre, advised Young Doctors to be selfless and collaborate to work with other members of the hospital as a team. He urged them to learn continuously and abreast themselves of medical advanced advancement