Tag Archives: international health

Day 2 of the Mbarara University Pharmaceutical Care Program

4 April 2017: A Blog Post by Becky Since arriving in Mbarara on Sunday I have felt extremely welcome and have really appreciated the kindness of the people here.  The students are friendly and willing to help us understand the … Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell to Masindi-Kitara Medical Center

Friday, April 23, 2015 Today was our last day at Masindi-Kitara Medical Center (MKMC) and tomorrow we are embarking on our Safari to Murchison Falls National Park.  It has been a wonderful two weeks at the clinic working with the … Continue reading

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Settling Into Work in Masindi, Uganda

Wednesday, April 15, 2015: We have now been in Masindi 5 days, although we already feel so comfortable with the routine and new surroundings in some ways it feels like we’ve been here for weeks.  Right away on Monday we … Continue reading

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Planning the Next Steps for Advancing Pharmacy Practicein Uganda: Part 1

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. I spent yesterday working on planning the next steps in … Continue reading

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A Visit to China-Uganda Friendship Hospital-Naguru in Kampala

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. Today I spent the day with Vicky Nyombi, one of … Continue reading

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A Day With Taso in the Field (The AIDS Support Organization) by Stacy

Yesterday Dr.Bohan and I got to experience the great work of TASO, The Aids Support Organization. Through my time in Uganda I have noticed how prevalent HIV is in the population at the hospitals, yet none of their pharmacies dispense … 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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