Tag Archives: Makerere University Department of Pharmacy

The Trip Home Begins

17 October 2016 A Blog Post By Dr. Edward Foote People view long journeys from different perspectives. Me – I tend to take a leg at a time (“let’s drive 2 hours to lunch and not think about the travel … Continue reading

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The “Big 5” – and students saw them all!

16 October 2016 A Blog Post By Dr. Edward Foote Our day started very early. Some coffee and cookies at 6 AM and then an early-morning safari at 6:15. Our trusted guide Arthur has been an invaluable source of information. … 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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Last Day at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda

14 October 2016 A Blog Post By Jennie Today was our last day in Kampala with the Makerere University pharmacy students and two of their professors, Winnie and Kalidi. We spent the day at Makerere University listening to the third … Continue reading

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Teaching Pharmacy Interns and Seeing Patients at a New Hospital

13 October 2016 A Blog Post By Dr. Edward Foote We had a busy morning today. First, we walked over to Mulago hospital to make a presentation to the pharmacy interns. Our first goal was to teach the pharmacy interns … Continue reading

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Queen of Katwe

12 October 2016 A Blog Post by Nick The other day, my professor and classmates told me that they wanted to go to see a movie here in Kampala. My response to them was, “Why? We are in Uganda for … Continue reading

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A Variety of Healthcare Experiences Today in Kampala

11 October 2016 Divide and conquer in the morning. Dr. Foote goes back to Mulago and the students head to a local pharmacy! – a post by Dr. Foote In the morning, I walked over to Mulago hospital to meet … Continue reading

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10 October 2016 A Blog Post by Mike Through my time in Uganda, one of the things that took some adjustment is the pace of life relative to that back in the United States. In Uganda, the tendency is for … Continue reading

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Helping Out with the Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab at Makerere University

3 October 2016 On Mondays during the Fall Semester, the 3rd and 4th Year Pharmacy Students have a class called Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab (PCSL).  This is a course that helps them to learn how to talk to patients and … Continue reading

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Enjoying Kampala

1 October 2016 Last night Dr. Ed Foote, the Pharmacy Practice Department Chair from Wilkes University, joined our team and so far, he is acclimating just fine- no signs of jet lag! We went easy on him today with a … Continue reading

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