Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Trip to the Uganda Cancer Institute

This morning we got up early to meet with the Pharmacist of the Uganda Cancer Institute (UGI), Benjamin at 8am.  We were a little late because we had a hard time finding the center amidst all of the buildings of … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Uganda Equator

Today we took a long drive (about 1.5hr each way) to visit the Equator!  It was really cool to be able to stand in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere’s at the same time. Watch the video for a demonstration … Continue reading

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Uganda Birds & a Waterfall

The movie clips shows you the beautiful waterfall at Ssezibwa Falls, one of the stops on our trip to Jinja.  On this trip, so far we have observed a number of animals that aren’t common in the wild back home … Continue reading

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Pharmacy Practice in Uganda

This past week the students and I spent 2 and 1/2 days at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala talking to the pharmacy interns and going on bedside rounds with the team of physicians and medical interns to learn more … Continue reading

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Time Off to Explore Jinja

Hi all- this will just be a really quick post as it is after midnight here so now it is officially 16Sept12 in Uganda. Anyway, we’ve had a very full day on our excursion to Jinja.  This is town just … Continue reading

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Appreciating Uganda’s Culture

On Wednesday evening we had the opportunity to attend the Ndere Troupe Cultural Show of African dance and music. It was fantastic!  It was held in an outdoor amphitheater (see video for the beautiful setting prior to the show- no … Continue reading

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Opportunities & Challenges for Uganda Pharmacists

The post below was written by one of my students, Ben. In my short time at Mulago Hospital I have become extremely impressed with the pharmacists here and their passion not only for the patients but for their profession.  They … Continue reading

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