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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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Pharmacy Student Case Presentations at Makerere University

30 September 2016 It’s been another busy day in Kampala. We went to the Pharmacy School at Makerere University for the first time to participate in the day of case presentations by the Ugandan students. The 4th years went from … Continue reading

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10th Trip to Uganda: The Countdown Begins

September 4, 2016 It’s been months since you’ve heard from me but lots of Uganda-related work has been going on and progressing towards the upcoming trip.  13 days from now, 4 Wilkes University students and I head off to Uganda … Continue reading

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A Makerere University Pharmacy Student Comes to MKMC & A Visit to Masindi District Hospital

April 21, 2016 Today I sent the students with my driver, Sam, to go out with the TASO group (The AIDS Support Organization) on a community visit to deliver HIV medications and check up on the patients. I will let … Continue reading

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Monday at Mengo Hospital, Kampala, Uganda

April 12, 2016:  A Blog Post by Lauren It’s Mengo Monday! This was our first day at Mengo Hospital, a private hospital with a fee-for-service model. Each of us went to a different ward with one or two of the … Continue reading

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Count-Down to Uganda & Congratulations to the Makerere University Pharmacy Class of 2011

March 20, 2016 Greetings! It’s been awhile since I’ve posted but Uganda is never far from my mind. Believe it or not, but it is now time to start the countdown for my next trip to Uganda. We leave the … Continue reading

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Our Visiting Ugandan Pharmacist Gives a Presentation for Wilkes University Students and Faculty

January 10, 2016:     Back on December 1, 2015, Pamela Blessed, the visiting Ugandan Pharmacist who is working on her PhD project in the Pharmaceutical Sciences deparment, had the opportunity to teach Wilkes Students and Faculty about her beloved country. … Continue reading

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Spreading the News about Advancing Pharmacy Practice in Uganda

18 October 2015:  I’ve been back in the USA for just 2 weeks now but my Ugandan friends, pharmacists and pharmacy students are never far from my thoughts.  This past trip was incredibly successful and rewarding for me and I … Continue reading

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Last Day Teaching at Makerere University School of Pharmacy

2 October 2015: Today was both happy and sad for me. Once again my time in Uganda teaching the pharmacy students at Makerere University and working with them and the Pharmacy Interns at Mulago and other hospitals has come to … Continue reading

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A Few Very Busy Days in Kampala

1 October 2015: Wow, I can hardly believe another month has passed as today we enter October.  I think I’ve just gotten used to writing 2015 but soon it will be 2016.  This also means my visit here is coming … Continue reading

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