About Us

The Immunological Society of Ghana (ISG) is a national society of individuals who have an interest in the subject and practice of immunology and its related study fields in Ghana. The ISG is formed within the framework of the Federation of African Immunological Societies (FAIS) and the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) to which ISG seeks affiliation. The ISG has a growing membership that currently stands at about 80 individuals from fields including researchers, clinicians, academics and students pursuing diverse programmes of study.

Vision

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Mission

To promote and support teaching, training, research, study and practice of the subject of immunology in Ghana.

The key objectives of the Society are as follows:

  1. To bring together and promote close contact between all people interested in the subject of immunology in Ghana.

  2. To provide a platform for discussions of topics relevant to immunology through organization of seminars, meetings, workshops, exhibitions, lectures and publications, and to facilitate exchange of ideas and experiences between its members and like-minded individuals and institutions in the West African sub-region, in Africa and the world.

  3. To undertake such activities as are relevant to promoting interest in immunology amongst members and the society at large.

Governance

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Dr. Michael F. Ofori

Interim President

Immunology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), University of Ghana

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Ms. Dorothy Anum

Interim Treasurer

Immunology Department, NMIMR, University of Ghana

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Prof. Dorothy Yeboah-Manu

Interim Vice-President

Bacteriology Department, NMIMR, University of Ghana

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Dr. Kwadwo A. Kusi

Interim Secretary

Immunology Department, NMIMR, University of Ghana

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Prof. Gordon A. Awandare

Interim Scientific Officer

West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), and the Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Ghana