THE RESEARCH UPTAKE COMMUNICATIONS (RUC2016) CAMPAIGN
The Use of Lactic Acid Bacteria Starter Culture in the Production of Nunu, a Spontaneously Fermented Milk Production in Ghana
Nunu is a spontaneously fermented milk (yoghurt-like) product which is produced solely from cow milk and consumed in Ghana and other parts of West Africa.
THE RESEARCH UPTAKE COMMUNICATIONS (RUC2015) CAMPAIGN
Where Should We Stay? Exploring the Options for Caring for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Ghana
The Research Study
This was an investigative study commissioned by the Department of Social Welfare under the Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare with funding from UNICEF. The study provided an insight into care arrangements for orphaned and vulnerable children in Ghana.
UNIVERSITY OF GHANA – RESEARCH UPTAKE COMMUNICATION 2014 (RUC 2014)
Parents could play a vital role in developmental screening of rural children to allow for early intervention.
Given a lack of routine screening in rural welfare clinics in Ghana, parent- centered developmental screening of children under the age of five years could pave way for early detection of Developmental Disorders, with a view to contribute to the overall health care needs of children in Ghana.
UNIVERISTY OF GHANA IN PLATFORM 2013
The University of Ghana contributed to PLATFORM 2013 - a first-of-its-kind Research Uptake publication from the DRUSSA Universities in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). 'Rotavirus Vaccine Introduction' describes how evidence-based data verifies the recognition of rotavirus as an important cause of life-threatening diarrhoea in children in Ghana and Africa, and advocates for shortening the introduction time of rotavirus vaccines in the Expanded Programme on Immunisation in Africa, when these vaccines become available.
ORID ORGANIZES DRUSSA SEMINAR
The Office of Research, Innovation and Development of the University of Ghana (UG) has organized a seminar for 40 Senior Members from various Departments of the University as part of the Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa (DRUSSA) programme. The seminar, which was under the theme, “Research Uptake at the University of Ghana”, saw presentations on research works by four senior faculty of the University, with particular reference to how those researches influenced or impacted policy at the university, national or other levels.