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. Volume 1 - 2017 Volume 1/Issue 3 - October 2017 NewsletterDownload Volume 1/Issue 2 -… Continue reading Volume 1 – FSSGH Newsletter
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).
In light of the recent report on the Takoradi missing girls in Ghana, there have been several speculations about forensic DNA testing and its reliability in the media
A group of forensic science researchers have recommended the independence of the Ghana Police Service (GPS) Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL).Ghana: Call for an Independent Forensic Science Laboratory — Scientect
We would like to invite short articles, news, announcements, events, and in depth commentaries for the upcoming FSSGH Newsletter (Volume 2). If you would like to see our previous publications, please visit our Newsletter page. Please see submission guidelines below. Guidelines All submissions should be in WORD format and should be related to forensic science… Continue reading Call for Newsletter Articles
Forensic DNA databases can assist the police in identifying unknown perpetrators of specific types of crime such as rape and murder. Unknown serial offenders can also be identified with the assistance of the database. The potential contributions of national DNA databases to public safety have been recognised in most developed and some middle-income countries where high… Continue reading Counting the cost: setting up a national forensic DNA database in Africa — Scientect