Beautiful Creations Company Supports Department of Biochemistry

Beautiful Creations Company Ltd, major importers and wholesaler of hospital consumables, has donated laboratory equipment valued at thirty-two thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢ 32,000) to the Department of Biochemistry of the School of Biological Sciences under the College of Agricultural and Natural Sciences. The items included HP laser colour printer, a digital 221 Steam autoclave, portable 381 autoclave, 800D Centrifuge and 20 boxes of microscope slides. The Company also promised to provide Incubator shaker and Water bath to the Department following a request made by the Head of Department, Dr. Michael Adinortey, at the presentation ceremony, which was held at the School of Biological Sciences Conference Room. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Beautiful Creations Company Ltd, Mr. Samuel Dankyi Ansong, who presented the equipment to the Department, said the donation was meant to facilitate teaching and learning, as well as assist students with their practical training. The Provost of the College, Prof. L. K. Sam-Amoah, who received the equipment on behalf of the Department, thanked Mr. Ansong for the kind gesture. He appealed to benevolent cooperate institutions, non-governmental organisations and other public-spirited philanthropists to emulate the exceptional example of Beautiful Creations Company Ltd. The Dean of the School, Prof. J.N Boampong, said that the School would honour Mr. Ansong for his immense contribution towards science education in the University during the annual Prof. K.N. Eyeson lecture series next academic year. Expressing gratitude to the donor, the Head of the Department, Dr. Michael Adinortey, said the donation was timely and added that the Department intended to start new programmes such as BSC, Master's and PhD in Food Science and Master's and PhD in Biochemistry. Present at the ceremony were the Registrar of the College, Mrs. Mildred Asmah, and some lecturers and Teaching Assistants.