Congratulations go to one of our newest International Training Centres, Kumasi Polytechnic based in Kumasi, Ghana.

The Polytechnic was recently approved to deliver the REHIS International Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate Course. They ran their first course on 23 August 2010 and all the candidates achieved excellent pass marks in the examination that followed the course.Some of the candidates are pictured with Professor Kofi Aidoo (centre right), a Fellow of the Institute and a presenter of REHIS food safety courses at Glasgow Caledonian University. On his right is Dr Patricia Owusu-Darko, the Centre contact and on his left is Mr K. Agyei, representative of the Rector of Kumasi Polytechnic and next to him is Mr J.Y.B Bennie, Principal Regulatory Officer (Ghana Food & Drug Board) and next to him is Mr F. Engmann, Head of Department of Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management (HCIM) of the Polytechnic. On Patricia’s right is Mr Addai Acheampong, External Examiner for the HCIM course and on his right is Mrs Naana B. Agyemang, Dean of the School of Business.

Professor Aidoo was awarded a PMI2 Partnership Development grant to visit academic institutions in Ghana by the British Council, UK’s international organization for educational opportunities and cultural relations.

The Institute is grateful for the help and support given to REHIS and Kumasi Polytechnic by Professor Kofi Aidoo in setting up the Centre and hope for a long and successful partnership.