Artist Chineyenwa Okoro Onu Description Using acrylic and waste materials including polythene bags, bottle tops, and cosmetic bottles, the piece draws attention to the recent surge in the prevalence of obesity in Ghana and its health implication on co-morbidities including hypertension and diabetes.
Author Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng (born 1950) is a Ghanaian physician and cardiothoracic surgeon who established the Ghana National Cardiothoracic Center and the Ghana Red Cross Society. The book is his narration of events culminating to the establishment of the center. Publisher Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng Pages 130
Artist Lawrinda Agbenowosi (2019) The painting is the artist’s illustrative perception of Alottey’s theory of formalism. Allotey’s formalism was developed by the Ghanaian mathematician Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey (9 August 1932 – 2 November 2017). The technique was suggested to determine matter moves in outer space. It was developed from X-ray spectroscopy studies. Dimension 70
Artist Portia Dzamvivie Cocoa has been important to Ghana’s economy since the crop’s introduction into the country. The Swollen shoot disease has major effects on cocoa. The causative virus is transmitted from one tree to the other by mealybug vectors. This was first discovered in Ghana in 1936. One of the most
Artist Albert Nii Nortey Dowuona “In Loving Memory” is a composition of layers of images and information published during the 2014 Ebola pandemic. These images and information give the general public an insight into what happened in the Ebola-infected areas. The images include how the health workers were adorned with protective
Artist Henneh Kyereh Kwaku British naval surgeon John O’Neill who was attached to the HMS Decoy at the Cape Coast Castle in the Gold Coast (Ghana) began studying a local condition called ‘craw-craw’ in 1874. The condition that he studied became known as Onchocerciasis (also known as River blindness). The
Title Proceedings of the Ghana Academy of Sciences, Volumes 1-4 (1960s – 1970s)The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences began its life as the Ghana Academy of Learning in 1959. The Academy publishes The Proceedings of the Ghana Academy and the J.B. Danquah Memorial Lecturers every year. Author Ghana Academy of
Simon Bowman (2019) In his work, Bowman uses analogue photography to make abstract images on x-ray films. In analogue photography, the photographic information stored on the films is developed into prints in the dark room. His practice, however, is a point of intervention. Bowman does not capture images on the