Covid 19

COVID 19 Situation in Ghana

We understand that many people are concerned about the spread of the coronavirus worldwide.  The conference organizers are continuously monitoring the situation and are committed to keeping conference participants informed of any new developments. However, since the situation is very dynamic on a global level, with new information coming in almost every day, this is not an easy task. We will handle this unanticipated situation as best as we can with the health and safety of all participants being our highest priority. Ghana is working out its best, to keep lives going ‘normally’ with necessary precautions in place.


At present, the Summer School is scheduled to take place between the 30.08 – 03.09.2021 as planned. We are consulting with Ministry of Health and local authorities so updated information on the situation will be passed on to all participants as soon as it becomes available. Please check this webpage periodically for updates.

Current recommendations and in-place measures:

Current recommendations and in-place measures:

  • Wearing of Masks at all public places and Gatherings
  • Hand-washing Taps and Disinfection Facilities before entering all buildings at KNUST Campus
  • Disinfecting all conference rooms and facilities before and after Gatherings
  • COVID Testing Facility – KCCR at the Campus (PCR and Antigen Test)
  • Travels will only be done using KNUST allocated Buses with Social distancing
  • Disinfectants on Desks and tables in conference rooms
  • Seating arrangements are with social distancing in conference rooms
  • Documentation and registration prior to big Workshops for traceability in case of outbreak

Please check on information from the following links to update this section;

Further, you can also assess your Covid risk on COVID-19 RISK Assessment portal;

This is a web-based consultation risk assessment to assess your risk of contracting COVID19 (Corona virus) as well as recommendations on actions to take