Tag Archives: Masindi

Arrival in Masindi, Uganda

19 September 2016 Wow! It’s been a great day for me and the students! I feel like I’m coming home to many old friends- actually I am! My usual driver from Masindi, Sam, picked us up at the Entebbe Airport … Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell to Masindi

April 29, 2016 Our time in Uganda has drawn to a close. It is hard to believe we’ve been here for 4 weeks already- 2 in Kampala and 2 in Masindi. The work in each location is very different but … Continue reading

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World Malaria Day at Local Schools

April 28, 2016:  A Blog Post by Makenzie The true World Malaria Day was Monday April 25, a day aimed at education surrounding malaria prevention, and awareness of the disease. Over 3.2 billion people in the world are at risk … Continue reading

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A Normal Day in Masindi

April 26, 2016   Last night we all slept really well because the rains came and it cooled down nicely. But the difficult part was getting up and getting ready for another day of work at MKMC this morning. It … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Uganda

April 24, 2016 Today we took a trip to the Ziwa Rhino Santuary which is only about 40 minutes from Masindi, along the Kampala Road. Rhinos used to be native to Uganda in the Murchison Falls National Park but by … 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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Pharmacy Student Presentations At MKMC

April 20, 2016 Well, we are off to a running start with our work at Masindi-Kitara Medical Center (MKMC). We only arrived on Monday but had volunteered to give some presentations, so they said, “how about Wednesday?” which is their … Continue reading

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First Days At Masindi-Kitara Medical Center

April 19, 2016 It was clear from our first steps on the site of Masindi-Kitara Medical Center (MKMC) or also called by the locals, Kitara Clinic, that this was a different type of healthcare center.  The buildings were very clean, … 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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Learning More About TASO and Safe Male Circumcision To Prevent HIV Transmission

Wednesday, April 22, 2015:  A Blog Post by Hanna Raber and Lizzie Cook We spent Monday morning at TASO, The Aids Support Organization, once again today. The original plan was for us to spend time in the clinic, checking weights … Continue reading

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