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A Trip to the Uganda Cancer Institute

This morning we got up early to meet with the Pharmacist of the Uganda Cancer Institute (UGI), Benjamin at 8am.  We were a little late because we had a hard time finding the center amidst all of the buildings of … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Uganda Equator

Today we took a long drive (about 1.5hr each way) to visit the Equator!  It was really cool to be able to stand in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere’s at the same time. Watch the video for a demonstration … Continue reading

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Pharmacy Practice in Uganda

This past week the students and I spent 2 and 1/2 days at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala talking to the pharmacy interns and going on bedside rounds with the team of physicians and medical interns to learn more … Continue reading

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Travel Medicine: How to Stay Healthy When in Africa

When I tell someone I am traveling to Africa, one of the first things that come to their minds is concern for my health and safety.  Certainly there are many diseases in Africa that aren’t common in the USA but … Continue reading

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