Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Visit With Pharmacy Interns at Mengo Hospital

28 September 2015: If you remember, last Monday I took a visit to two private hospitals, Nsambya and Mengo. I was able to participate in Ward Rounds with the Pharmacy Interns at Nsambya Hospital but at Mengo, I gave a … Continue reading

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A Day with 300+ Pharmacists at the Annual General Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda

27 September 2015: On Friday I had the pleasure of participating in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda (PSU). This event draws 300-400 of all of the Pharmacists in Uganda (out of a total of … Continue reading

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An Obession With A Huge Bird

24 September 2015: I’m obsessed with a really interesting HUGE local bird. It’s called the Marabou Stork and they are actually quite ugly but somehow I can’t seem to stop watching them. They nest on the top of tall trees … Continue reading

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A Word About Time

22 September 2015: Time and the value of timeliness is one of the biggest cultural differences I’ve encountered since working in Africa. Most everyone has heard the term “Africa Time” or something similar. I’ll speak only to my observations in … Continue reading

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A Visit to Nsambya and Mengo Hospitals in Kampala, Uganda

21 September 2015: Until today, all of my clinical pharmacy work in Kampala has been based at Mulago National Referral Hospital and Makerere University School of Pharmacy. But after the presentation I made last week at the Pharmaceutical Society of … Continue reading

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A Pharmaceutical Care Presentation

18 September 2015: When I come to Uganda I never can anticipate exactly what I activities I will participate in here. Of course, I have planned ahead for my main tasks, and this time, that was the teaching of the … Continue reading

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A Meeting with the Infectious Diseases Institute and A New Principle Pharmacist at Mulago Hospital

16 September 2015: My week has been productive with lot of very interesting meetings. Today I’ll talk about my Monday meetings. In the morning I had a chance to sit down and talk with one of the Pharmacists at the … Continue reading

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