Tag Archives: Mulago National Referral Hospital

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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First Day at Mulago National Referral Hospital

29 September 2016 Today was our first full day in Kampala and we participated in Pharmacy Rounds with some of the 4th Year Makerere University Pharmacy Students.  We saw a patient in the Neurosurgery Ward as well as patients in … Continue reading

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Pharmacy Student Adventures at Mulago Hosital

April 9, 2016:  A Blog Post by Casey We spent Friday at Mulago hospital. Makenzie and I were in the maternity ward for half the day and then went over to the pediatric unit. Kassi and Lauren spent all of … Continue reading

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Last Session with the Ugandan Pharmacy Interns in Kampala

4 October 2015:   On Thursday I had my last teaching session with the Ugandan Pharmacy Interns working in the hospitals in Kampala.  I spoke to them about making drug dosage adjustments when patients have impaired kidneys. I started 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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A Word About Time

22 September 2015: Time and the value of timeliness is one of the biggest cultural differences I’ve encountered since working in Africa. Most everyone has heard the term “Africa Time” or something similar. I’ll speak only to my observations in … Continue reading

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