Tag Archives: Africa

Final Day of an Excellent MUST Pharmaceutical Care Workshop & Fond Farewells

5 April 2017 Today was the 3rd and final day of the workshop and we ended on a bang! But before I go into today’s activities I want to say how pleased I am with the presentations by the Wilkes … Continue reading

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Goodbye Kampala, Hello Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

15 October 2016 A Blog Post By Emily Today we said goodbye to Kampala as we left to go on safari with our guide Arthur! It was a long drive to the park. We left at 6:30am and got into … Continue reading

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A Word About Time

22 September 2015: Time and the value of timeliness is one of the biggest cultural differences I’ve encountered since working in Africa. Most everyone has heard the term “Africa Time” or something similar. I’ll speak only to my observations in … Continue reading

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Experiential Learning at Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala, Uganda

9 September 2015: Today I helped to precept the 4th Year Pharmacy Students during their experiential learning time at Mulago National Referral Hospital. It has been a regular part of the BPharm curriculum to have the students go to the … Continue reading

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Arrival Day in the USA

Today the culmination of planning and preparation comes to fruition as I eagarly await the arrival of Cathy and Gonsha, the two pharmacists from Uganda who will be training with me for the next 8 weeks. I can imagine what … Continue reading

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Murchison Falls National Park Safari Day 1

April 24, 2015 Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda truly is a gem. It is smaller than the large game parks in Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa, but it has most of the same animals and is very non-commercialized.  I haven’t … Continue reading

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Experiences on the Patient Care Wards at Mulago Hospital: Part 3

Before I move on to the post of the day I wanted to let you know all is going well in Masindi. We just spent our second day working with the physicians and medical staff of the Masindi-Kitara Medical Center … Continue reading

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