Tag Archives: Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda

A Visit to the Uganda Ministry of Health and Other Meetings

8 January 2020 Today I went where I haven’t been before, the Ministry of Health (MOH). This is the government body that writes and regulates healthcare policy. They advocate for public health and mobilize resources needed to support healthcare providers … Continue reading

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Moving Up and Down, All Around Kampala

3 January 2020 In deep discussion about the appropriate use of Antibiotics Jamir, Pharmacy Technician My driver, Haji, has a saying when he’s been driving me all over Kampala. He’d say “we’ve been moving up and down and all around” … Continue reading

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CPD for Pharmacy Interns & A Busy Day!

Thursday, 21 June 2018 Greetings! Sorry for the lack of a blog post last evening. I went out to dinner with friends and got back to the Mulago Guest House very late. When I sat down to write, I was … Continue reading

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Healthcare Challenges at Mulago Hospital & A Meeting at Makerere School of Pharmacy

13 April 2017 This morning, as the rest of the team went to Nakesero Hospital to continue working with the new clinical pharmacists there, I headed off to meet Winnie at Mulago National Referral Hospital for Neurosurgery Rounds.  Winnie has … Continue reading

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Final Day of an Excellent MUST Pharmaceutical Care Workshop & Fond Farewells

5 April 2017 Today was the 3rd and final day of the workshop and we ended on a bang! But before I go into today’s activities I want to say how pleased I am with the presentations by the Wilkes … 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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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 Day with 300+ Pharmacists at the Annual General Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda

27 September 2015: On Friday I had the pleasure of participating in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda (PSU). This event draws 300-400 of all of the Pharmacists in Uganda (out of a total of … Continue reading

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A Visit to Nsambya and Mengo Hospitals in Kampala, Uganda

21 September 2015: Until today, all of my clinical pharmacy work in Kampala has been based at Mulago National Referral Hospital and Makerere University School of Pharmacy. But after the presentation I made last week at the Pharmaceutical Society of … Continue reading

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A Pharmaceutical Care Presentation

18 September 2015: When I come to Uganda I never can anticipate exactly what I activities I will participate in here. Of course, I have planned ahead for my main tasks, and this time, that was the teaching of the … Continue reading

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