Millennium Excellence Award in Science and Research

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The Life Patron, HRM Otumfuo Osei Tutu II—Asantehene—and the illustrious Board of Governors of the Millennium Excellence Foundation are pleased to confer on Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) the coveted Millennium Excellence Award for Science and Research in high recognition of your great service to Ghana as the leading biomedical research Institute. Your legendary rise to the defence of the nation in the wake of the corona virus pandemic has awakened the conscience of the nation to the critical role the institution plays for the well-being of all Ghanaians.

This recognition is to the leadership and the many brave men and women who risk their lives in the frontline on daily basis to protect the rest of us.


The Director of the Institute Prof. Abraham Kwabena Anang and the Head of the Virology department Dr. John Kofi Odoom received the awards on behalf of the Institute at the Manhyia Palace, Kumasi on 17th July, 2021. They were accompanied by the Public Affairs Officer of the Institute , Rev. Mrs. Gloria Obeng-Benefo


The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), set up in 1979 as a semi autonomous institute of the University, is the leading biomedical research facility in Ghana.

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