Tag Archives: Blood Pressure Screening

Blood Pressure Screenings in Masindi, Uganda- What Fun!

Sunday April 19, 2015 Wrap the cuff around the arm, apply the bell of the stethoscope to the antecubital space (inside of the elbow), pump, pump, and pump some more as the dial goes up and up and up, then … Continue reading

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An Overview of the Ugandan Healthcare System & A Visit to a Community Pharmacy

This in not an official U.S. Department of State (DOS) blog and the views and information presented are my own and do not represent the Fulbright Program or the DOS. In Uganda, the government provides basic healthcare at no cost … Continue reading

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Blood Pressure Screening in Masindi with Makerere Pharmacy Students: Day 2

This in not an official U.S. Department of State (DOS) blog and the views and information presented are my own and do not represent the Fulbright Program or the DOS. Our second day in Masindi started quite early because we … Continue reading

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More Blood Pressure Screenings, and “What we saw on our way to the Rhinos”

Today, Sunday, we conducted another Blood Pressure screening for the Masindi Red Cross at 2 more churches. Our total today was 302 people and so altogether between last Sunday and today we took the BP for 652 people. Of these … Continue reading

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Blood Pressure Screenings in Masindi by Nikko

After two extremely fast weeks in Kampala, we have moved on to Masindi.  It is amazing how fast time is moving.  We made so many new friends that we were very sad to say goodbye to.  But, we have more … Continue reading

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