Vector-borne infectious disease research group (VBID-RG)
Dawood obtained his BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences from the Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology in the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in 2016. After completion, he joined the Vector-Borne Pathogens Lab pursuing MPhil Parasitology programme in the same department and completed in 2020. Dawood worked on Malaria in Pregnancy for his postgraduate research project investigating the impact of malaria and anaemia on birth outcome. He is currently a Research Assistant on the MiLab collaborative research project evaluating the accuracy of a novel diagnostic device for malaria diagnosis.
Dawood Abbas Ackom
Rhoda is a research assistant at the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine. She obtained her Bsc in Biological Sciences from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology 2017. Rhoda joined the Vector Borne Infectious Diseases Group as a Masters student in 2018 where she investigated the transmission of cutaneous leishmaniasis and bacterial co-infection of cutaneous lesions in the Nkwanta South District of Ghana. During her second year of her Masters, she carried out a 3 month molecular traning internship at the University of Bremen. Her project was funded by ARNTD, KREF and Erasmus Plus.
Rhoda Owusu Ntim