FSSGH is the professional body of forensic scientists in Ghana. The purpose of the Society is to provide exposure to the field of forensic science, to advance the study, application and position of forensic science as well as facilitate collaboration among persons interested in forensic science throughout the world. The Society may liaise with other Societies having similar or connected interests and may form branches and specialist groups on such terms as the Council of the Society shall determine. The Society may take steps to be represented at national and international conferences concerned with forensic science, and related topics.
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The 16th December 2011 marked a special day for the Ghana Police Service when the European Union (EU) handed over a Forensic Laboratory refurbished at a cost of EUR 3 million. It is expected to bring about the provision of the highest quality scientific analysis to enhance the criminal justice system in the country.
In accordance with the Constitution of the Forensic Science Society of Ghana (FSSGH), the Council of FSSGH met on 01 February 2020 to discuss planned activities for 2020 (Conference) and other relevant matters of the Society, including 2020 elections, membership,…
FSSGH disseminates quarterly Newsletters to all members and affiliates on our mailing list. The Newsletter is also available on our website. FSSGH Newsletter features upcoming events, relevant industry news, recent research in forensics and short articles and commentaries from members.…
Forensic Science has helped solve several crimes in Africa. Embracing such a new development took quite some time. This study reviewed briefly, some of the improvements that forensic science has brought to the criminal justice systems in Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa.
Call for Membership, Leadership and Proposals to form expert groups, regional subgroups and affiliate student associations of the Forensic Science Society of Ghana.
Current figures for 2019 suggest a success rate of about 65% in resolving confirmed cases of kidnapping in Ghana (17 rescued victims out of 26 confirmed cases).