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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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Does the Medication Brand Really Matter?

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 Does the Medication Brand Really Matter? When practicing as a Pharmacist in the USA, I would tell you that most of the time the manufacturer doesn’t matter. There are some drugs are called “narrow therapeutic drugs” … Continue reading

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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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Saturday in Mbarara

Saturday, 16 June 2018 Today we actually got to sleep in and have a nice relaxing breakfast at Acacia Hotel in Mbarara. The meal included fried potatoes and onions, sautéed fresh tomatoes, Spanish omelette, a sausage which is like an … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Mbarara

Friday, 15 June 2018 This morning around 8:30am, Winnie and I got on the road with Haji, our driver, to head to Mbarara—a town about 150 miles southwest of Kampala. It took us about 5 hours and we had a … 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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It’s Good to be Back in Kampala!

Monday, 11 June 2018 I’m in Kampala now! I had a wonderful night and breakfast at the Entebbe Airport Guest House last night. I awoke to sunshine and beautiful gardens. After eating a delicious plate of fresh fruit- papaya and … Continue reading

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Arrival in Uganda!

Sunday, 10 June 2018 I have arrived in Entebbe—tired and looking as though I’ve traveled halfway across the world, but very happy to be here safely. The fragrant air is filled with Uganda smells—wood fires cooking rice and beans mixed … Continue reading

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On My Way To Uganda!

Saturday June 9, 2018 I’m finally at the airport awaiting my first flight on this 26 & 1/2 hour journey to Uganda. No matter how early I begin my packing process, I always seem to have last minute, critical issues … Continue reading

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Returning to Uganda: 3 Days To Go!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Greetings!  I have good news—I’m on my way back to Uganda this weekend for my 12th trip!  I know it’s been over a year since I’ve written but my friends and students in Uganda are never … Continue reading

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