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Time to Leave Masindi, Uganda

I can’t believe that my 4 weeks in Uganda are nearing an end.  My students and I are leaving Masindi tomorrow and heading back to Kampala. We will have some meetings there regarding future plans and then leave the country … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Uganda Cancer Institute

This morning we got up early to meet with the Pharmacist of the Uganda Cancer Institute (UGI), Benjamin at 8am.  We were a little late because we had a hard time finding the center amidst all of the buildings of … Continue reading

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Pharmacy Practice in Uganda

This past week the students and I spent 2 and 1/2 days at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala talking to the pharmacy interns and going on bedside rounds with the team of physicians and medical interns to learn more … Continue reading

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Travel Medicine: How to Stay Healthy When in Africa

When I tell someone I am traveling to Africa, one of the first things that come to their minds is concern for my health and safety.  Certainly there are many diseases in Africa that aren’t common in the USA but … Continue reading

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