Tag Archives: Makerere University Department of Pharmacy

Highlights from the FIP World Congress, Seville, Spain September 2022

25 September 2022 My first FIP World Congress conference was fabulous! It was full of valuable networking experiences both with new pharmacist friends from around the world as well as with colleagues from different parts of the USA. Below is … Continue reading

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Goodbye for Now, Uganda

12 August 2022 The time has come for my return to the USA. When I came here I had specific plans but I knew that lots of things could potentially disrupt them. I was on a short time-line but was … Continue reading

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A Meeting with a Member of Parliament

11 August 2022 (updates 12 August to correct Sam’s district) I had an exciting meeting today with Sam Opio, an elected Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Kole District of Uganda, which is in the North. His office is in … Continue reading

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Take 2: Lights, Camera, Action

10 August 2022 Today we filmed the Hospital Pharmaceutical Care training videos at the new Makerere University Dentistry Hospital. This place was state-of-the-art and just opened in May 2022. The dental chairs are fancier than the ones my dentist uses … Continue reading

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It’s Another Manic Monday!

8 August 2022 I think I am showing my age with the title of this blog post. Who remembers that song? (produced by the band called the Bangles back in the 80’s) However, the title is fitting for today’s post. … Continue reading

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Meeting Up with an Old Friend

6 August 2022 (apparently this wasn’t posted when I wrote it- just figured that out) Meeting up with an old friend, Benjamin, was a great way to start my Saturday. Benjamin Mwesige is a pharmacist with an expertise in cancer … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Videos with the Actors and a Big Ugly Bird

5 Aug 2022 Today I met the pharmacists who will be acting in the videos, Nickson and Paul. I met Nickson a few years ago when I was here. I’m so glad to have their help. We went over the … Continue reading

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A Productive Day in the Office

4 August 2022 I spent the day in the office at the Makerere University School of Pharmacy writing the case scenarios and scripts for filming the pharmaceutical care training videos. It was wonderful to have Winnie by my side to … Continue reading

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A Warm Welcome from Old Friends

2 August 2022 As I sit to write this evening at around 9pm East Africa Time (2pm U.S. Eastern Time), I’m quite pleased the weather is cool. There are very few places with air conditioners but fans are available and … Continue reading

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A New Journey

30 July 2022 Friends, family, colleagues, and students from around the world, greetings from New York! It has been more than 2.5 years since I have written this blog and traveled to Uganda and much has happened while I’ve been … Continue reading

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