Category Archives: Diseases/Health

Posts about diseases or general health-related issues

Return to Kampala and Meeting up with Friends

Sunday, 17 June 2018 It’s been a very nice, relaxing weekend away in Mbarara! Winnie and I had a great time catching up with Dr. Susie Crowe and her team and learning all about their work with the Mbarara Pharmacy students. … Continue reading

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Potatoes, Patients, Data Collection, and Meetings

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 I slept really well last night and enjoyed getting up a little later and the delicious breakfast at the guest house. I always love the fried potatoes and onions they make in Uganda. They call these … Continue reading

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Last Day in Masindi

21 April 2017: A Blog Post by Dr. Manning Heading over to the clinic this morning, it felt as though I had been doing the same routine for much longer than just the past week. The cool early morning sun … Continue reading

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Another Great Day at MKMC

20 April 2017 Today we divided and conquered with our work at MKMC.  The students and Dr. Manning went on Ward Rounds with the Clinical Officer, Vincent, and Dr. Pauling and I helped Janine, the Health Education Missionary, complete a … Continue reading

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An Intersting Day in Masindi 

19 April 2017 This morning we arrived at Masindi-Kitara Medical Center (MKMC) and started to review our patients before ward rounds but then realized that it was Wednesday, the day MKMC has morning CME sessions (continuing medical education) so we … Continue reading

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Reflections on Our Masindi Experiences So Far

18 April 2017: A Blog Post By Becky Today was our second day at Masindi-Kitara Medical Center. We arrived early to check up on the patients we saw yesterday and to look over the charts of patients who were admitted … Continue reading

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Day 1 at Masindi-Kitara Medical Center

17 April 2017 It was so wonderful to see old friends at the Masindi-Kitara Medical Center (MKMC) this morning and introduce them to my team, as I’ve been working with them since 2012. MKMC is a private, not for profit … Continue reading

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Last Day of Work in Kampala

14 April 2017   It’s been a fantastic week! For this trip, our time in Kampala was the most “up in the air” of the plans I had made but once again, there was plenty of work to get involved … Continue reading

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Healthcare Challenges at Mulago Hospital & A Meeting at Makerere School of Pharmacy

13 April 2017 This morning, as the rest of the team went to Nakesero Hospital to continue working with the new clinical pharmacists there, I headed off to meet Winnie at Mulago National Referral Hospital for Neurosurgery Rounds.  Winnie has … Continue reading

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Clinical Pharmacy Activities & Presentations at Makerere University

12 April 2017 Today was another busy but GREAT day!  We spent the morning at Nakesero Hospital with the new volunteer Clinical Pharmacists seeing patients and participating in their Multidisciplinary Team Meeting. This was a gathering of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, … Continue reading

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