Monthly Archives: September 2013

My Time In Infectious Disease by Jeff

During our stay at Mulago I have spent most of my time in Ward 4A, infectious disease. The infectious disease ward is a little more chaotic than the other floors at the hospital. The ward is very crowded, patient beds … Continue reading

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Blood Pressure Screenings in Masindi by Nikko

After two extremely fast weeks in Kampala, we have moved on to Masindi.  It is amazing how fast time is moving.  We made so many new friends that we were very sad to say goodbye to.  But, we have more … Continue reading

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Journey to Masindi via The Equator

Today we were up early for our journey to Masindi. We hadn’t gotten a chance to get to the Equator yet, so I asked our driver to head there first. This was definitely a worthwhile experience but was quite a … Continue reading

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Last Day in Kampala at Mulago National Referral Hospital

Today was our last day at Mulago National Hospital as tomorrow morning we head for Masindi at 7am. We have all thoroughly enjoyed our time in Kampala and have made many new friends. It has been a joy to watch … Continue reading

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Advocating for Pharmaceutical Care for Ugandan Pharmacists

Today’s work was non-clinical but quite fulfilling all the same. We got a really early start (7am) and attended the annual meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda (PSU) for the purpose of administering the Pharmaceutical Care Needs Assessment questionnaire … Continue reading

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My Time at the Uganda Cancer Institute by Stacy

I was able to spend my 1st few days in Uganda at the Uganda Cancer Institute working with a pharmacist, pharmacy technicians, doctors, nurses, and medical students. For my first two days there I worked in the outpatient pharmacy with … Continue reading

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Coffee

We have been really enjoying trying out lots of new restaurants and food on this trip. Kampala is packed full with great places to eat. I’m also really fortunate to have 3 students with me who are not picky eaters … Continue reading

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