Category Archives: Diseases/Health

Posts about diseases or general health-related issues

A Visit to Lubaga Hospital & Learning About TeleMedicine in Uganda

9 January 2020 The morning began with an excellent visit the the Executive Director of Lubaga, Dr. Andrew Ssekitooleko, the Principle Pharmacist, Dr. Michael Mubiru, and the pharmacist interested in pharmaceutical care, William Kalule. I love that they started and … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Uganda Ministry of Health and Other Meetings

8 January 2020 Today I went where I haven’t been before, the Ministry of Health (MOH). This is the government body that writes and regulates healthcare policy. They advocate for public health and mobilize resources needed to support healthcare providers … Continue reading

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Successful Meetings

7 January 2020 Today was a GREAT day! This morning I had the pleasure of meeting with William, a pharmacist at Lubaga Hospital in Kampala. This is a private not for profit Catholic hospital and I’m hope to engage the … Continue reading

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Sunday with Friends in Kampala

5 January 2020 This morning my friend, Lydia, picked me up for church to attend the 9:30am service at All Saints Cathedral, a large Anglican church in Kampala. She had her daughter, Mary, her daughter-law, Anneth, her son James, and … Continue reading

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Surprise! I have a Medicinal Garden in my Yard in the USA!

Sunday, July 8, 2018 I’ve been home in Upstate New York for a week now and am still excited about how wonderful my recent trip to Uganda was! One of the things I’ve been pondering a lot since returning is … Continue reading

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MOU #2 Accomplished & the Tale of an Anthropologist

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 I’ve had a great day and now have a signed MOU with the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda! This has been an extremely productive trip for me. The pace was kind of crazy with running around and … Continue reading

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Back in Kampala with No Power (Electricity)

Sunday, 24 June 2018 When traveling in Uganda, a very nice cultural norm is to warmly welcome back visitors upon arriving back home or arriving to the place you are going. In fact, Janine told me that the Anglican Bishop … Continue reading

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