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Prof. Kennedy Kwasi Addo

Prof. Kennedy Kwasi Addo





Professor, Department of Bacteriology
Immediate-Past Head, Department of Bacteriology

Focus of Work

Mycobacterial infections
Bacterial sexually transmitted infections
Antimicrobial Resistance
Food & Water Safety
Skin neglected tropical diseases

Current Projects

Principal Investigator “Clinical evaluation of a Loop-mediated isothermal amplification test for Treponema pallidum pertenue: A Diagnostic tool to support Yaws Eradication” (RIA2018D-2495) 2020-2023 funded by European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership at the cost of EUROS 2,907,871.25
Co-Principal Investigator “Control, Elimination and Eradication of Skin related Neglected Tropical Diseases (Buruli Ulcer, Leprosy and Yaws) in Ghana funded by Anesvad Foundation, a Spanish Organisation (REF. 3486/17), Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ghana Health Service (GHS) 2018-2022 at the cost of EUROS 5.8 million
Co-Principal Investigator “African Science Partnership for Intervention Research Excellence (Afrique One – ASPIRE)” funded by the Wellcome Trust under “Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science (DELTAS) Africa Award (107753/A/15/Z) 2016-2021 at the cost of EUROS 7,046,548