Tag Archives: Public Health

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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Reading Glasses for Masindi-Kitara Diocese

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Ever since I started coming to Uganda, I have tried to bring gifts with me to serve the people I’m working with. They so graciously welcome us into their lives and allow the students and I … Continue reading

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An Overview of the Ugandan Healthcare System & A Visit to a Community Pharmacy

This in not an official U.S. Department of State (DOS) blog and the views and information presented are my own and do not represent the Fulbright Program or the DOS. In Uganda, the government provides basic healthcare at no cost … Continue reading

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Ending the Week on a High Note

This in not an official U.S. Department of State (DOS) blog and the views and information presented are my own and do not represent the Fulbright Program or the DOS. I just finished my second full workweek in Uganda and … Continue reading

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First Full Run of the Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab

Today my voice just about gave out after running the first Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab (PCSL) twice in a row.  The lab session is 3 hours long and most of the time, students are actively working in groups to role-play … Continue reading

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Getting Much Accomplished Despite Lack of Electricity

This in not an official U.S. Department of State (DOS) blog and the views and information presented are my own and do not represent the Fulbright Program or the DOS.  I’ve had another productive day here at Makerere University where … Continue reading

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A Day With Taso in the Field (The AIDS Support Organization) by Stacy

Yesterday Dr.Bohan and I got to experience the great work of TASO, The Aids Support Organization. Through my time in Uganda I have noticed how prevalent HIV is in the population at the hospitals, yet none of their pharmacies dispense … Continue reading

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More Blood Pressure Screenings, and “What we saw on our way to the Rhinos”

Today, Sunday, we conducted another Blood Pressure screening for the Masindi Red Cross at 2 more churches. Our total today was 302 people and so altogether between last Sunday and today we took the BP for 652 people. Of these … Continue reading

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Blood Pressure Screenings in Masindi by Nikko

After two extremely fast weeks in Kampala, we have moved on to Masindi.  It is amazing how fast time is moving.  We made so many new friends that we were very sad to say goodbye to.  But, we have more … Continue reading

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