Category Archives: Research

Posts that discuss background research done to prepare for experiences in Africa

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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Goats in the Pharmacy School & Ugandan Local Food

6 January 2020 It’s been another busy day and I need to get to bed, but here is a quick post. First of all, I was able to go to the pharmacy school today and meet up with Professor Richard … Continue reading

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Moving Up and Down, All Around Kampala

3 January 2020 In deep discussion about the appropriate use of Antibiotics Jamir, Pharmacy Technician My driver, Haji, has a saying when he’s been driving me all over Kampala. He’d say “we’ve been moving up and down and all around” … Continue reading

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First Full Day in Kampala

2 January 2020 I had a wonderful night’s sleep at the Entebbe Airport Guest House and a delicious breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon, and fresh fruit: the tiny bananas which are so good, watermelon, and papaya. I also had fresh … Continue reading

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Safe Arrival in Uganda!

1 January 2020 Wow-2020! Happy New Year! It’s the start of a new decade and it’s going to be great!! Well I’ve arrived safely to Uganda after a 26hr trip. All went very smoothly with the flights. My seat mate … Continue reading

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Destination: Uganda

31December2019 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year’s Eve!  It’s been quite a long time since I’ve written upon return from my last trip to Uganda in June 2018. That wasn’t my intention but life stateside has been busy for me. … 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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CPD for Pharmacy Interns & A Busy Day!

Thursday, 21 June 2018 Greetings! Sorry for the lack of a blog post last evening. I went out to dinner with friends and got back to the Mulago Guest House very late. When I sat down to write, I was … Continue reading

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Data Collection & Dinner with a Friend

Thursday, 14 June 2018 When I woke up this morning and pulled back the curtain, it was bright and sunny outside. By the time I had gotten ready to go down for breakfast, it was pouring down rain. It was … Continue reading

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