A New Ugandan Adventure Begins

This in not an official U.S. Department of State (DOS) blog and the views and information presented are my own and do not represent the Fulbright Program or the DOS.

Greetings from Amsterdam where I am awaiting a flight to Nairobi where I will pick up my final flight to Entebbe Airport, Uganda. I am traveling alone, without pharmacy students, for my second Fulbright Specialist Project visit. I’ll refer you to my March 3, 2014 post for a more thorough explanation of this work, but in brief I was here in March conducting a needs assessment and developing the plan to help Makerere School of Pharmacy implement new curriculum to teach the bachelors of pharmacy students clinical skills to help them work with patients and positively impact patient care. Over the past 2 months, I have been working stateside using sabbatical time from my faculty position at Wilkes University to develop the curriculum content and now I’m headed back to Kampala to teach it to students while the Makerere faculty assist so they can take over when I leave in a few weeks. Stay tuned for more news about how this all goes.

By the way, I also have great news. The colleague I work with to help Uganda advance pharmacy practice, Dr. Darowan Akajagbor, from D’Youville School of Pharmacy, was awarded the Carnegie African Diaspora
Fellowship grant that I told you about in a prior blog post (see post March 18, 2014)!!! She will be coming to Uganda in Feb-April, 2015 to help Makerere develop a Masters of Clinical Pharmacy program.


About kbohan

Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Binghamton, NY USA
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3 Responses to A New Ugandan Adventure Begins

  1. Luyijja Emmanuel says:

    i have adiploma in general nursing, and i wish to do bachalors in phermacy,is it possible or i do nt qualify?


  2. ntale isaac says:

    Brief me about doing Bpharm in uganda after pursuing a diploma in any science related course under government or private scheme

    Thank you


  3. kbohan says:

    Thanks for reading and your interest in obtaining an advanced pharmacy degree. I am not able to help you with your question. You would need to contact the admissions department at the university you wish to attend to get more information about their requirements and pre-requisites. Regards, KarenBeth


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