Monthly Archives: October 2016

A Day of Culture and an Evening of Beauty

8 October 2016 A Day of Culture and an Evening of Beauty. – Dr. Foote writes his first blog post! It was tough seeing Dr. KarenBeth leave last night but the pharmacy team was able to survive. Last night (Friday), … Continue reading

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Monkeys in the House & Dr. Bohan Says Farewell to Uganda (for now…)

7 October 2016 We spent the day at Makerere University sitting in on the 3rd and 4th year students’ Patient Case Presentations.  I was really impressed with one of the 3rd year groups. They clearly had listened to what we … Continue reading

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A Meeting with the New Pharmacy Interns in Kampala

6 October 2016 Usually the Pharmacy Interns start working at the beginning of August each year. This is a year of experiential learning that takes place after graduation from University (although the students are done as of May, the actual … Continue reading

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Rounds at Mulago Hospital with the Makerere Pharmacy Students

5 October 2016 Today was exhausting but good.  It started out as a really rainy day. The pouring rain started around 2am and it was a great accompaniment to sleep with the nice rhythm of the rain on the metal … Continue reading

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It was a good day!

4 October 2016 It was a good day! In the morning we went to the Pharmacy School and the students and Dr Foote sat in on the Tutorial session for the 3rd year pharmacy students.  The curriculum here is taught … Continue reading

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Helping Out with the Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab at Makerere University

3 October 2016 On Mondays during the Fall Semester, the 3rd and 4th Year Pharmacy Students have a class called Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab (PCSL).  This is a course that helps them to learn how to talk to patients and … Continue reading

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A Lovely Day Trip to Jinja, The Source of the Nile River

2 October 2016 Although the morning threatened rain, we were all up bright and early for our trek to Jinja where the source of the Nile River is located. From it’s beginning in Jinja, the Nile flows North to meet … Continue reading

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Enjoying Kampala

1 October 2016 Last night Dr. Ed Foote, the Pharmacy Practice Department Chair from Wilkes University, joined our team and so far, he is acclimating just fine- no signs of jet lag! We went easy on him today with a … Continue reading

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