First Histopathology Reference Laboratory in Ghana Established At UG

The Small Animal Teaching Hospital (SATH) of the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghana, has established the first National Fish Histopathology Reference Laboratory with support from the Norwegian Veterinary Institute (NVI).

Dr. Isaac Kofitsyo Sewornu Cudjoe, who is the lead of the Norwegian Government-funded flagship Fish for Development (FfD) project in Ghana, led the NVI to donate essential histopathology and molecular equipment, as well as reagents to the University of Ghana, to facilitate the establishment of the laboratory. The Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences also collaborated with the School of Veterinary Medicine on the AQUAHEM Project to procure additional equipment to complete the laboratory.

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