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Process for the KNUST Medical Examination for first-year students for the 2021/2022 academic year

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Medical Examination for first year students for the 2021/2022 academic year is scheduled to start on 10/01/22.
The schedule and procedure for the examinations is outlined below.

Schedule:

There are two centers for the exercise. Examinations start at 7.00am and ends at 5.00pm daily except Sundays. Examination Centres are:
1. Students’ Clinic (Number 3 Asuogya road, adjacent Hall 7) | Get directions
2. Faculty of Social Sciences, New block | Get directions

Procedure for KNUST Medical Examination

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1. Go online at https://apps.knust.edu.gh/admissions/medicals and fill a medical questionnaire
2. Proceed to the medical examination center of your choice as enumerated above.
3. At the Centre register with your student / reference number
4. Proceed to the nurse’s station
5. Go to the Laboratory station to have your blood sample taken for a Sickling Test to be done.
6. For Ghanian students, make payment for a chest x-ray examination and procced to the X-ray station to take the x-ray.
7. For International Students no payment of X-ray fees will have to be done as this is included in your school fees. Please bring along a copy of your admission letter as proof of your international student status.
8. Proceed to consulting room to see the doctor.

Requirements:

Only students who have paid their school fees and have been cleared by the finance office will be medically examined. Students must have a valid National Health Insurance Card.
For those who don’t have a National Health Insurance (including International Students), Agents of the National Health Insurance Authority  (NHIA) will be present in the Hospital and the Students’ clinic to register students at the prescribed fee of the NHIA.
 
The Medical Examination will entail the taking of a chest X-ray. This can be done at the centre of the medical examination at a fee of GH¢60
 
As part of measures to reduce the spread of Covid -19 in the University Community, all are entreated to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocols (Wearing of Face Mask, social distancing, hand washing and use of sanitizers).
 
All students must come to the medical examination Centre with their Covid-19 vaccination card (or a soft copy). 
Students who have not received or completed their COVID -19 vaccination can have their vaccination done at the University Hospital and the designated sites of the medical examination.
Other vaccination Centres at the Colleges will be announced soon.
 
Director.
University Health Services, KNUST

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