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Ziwa Rhino Sancturary, Uganda

Today we went to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, which is about 1 hour outside of Masindi towards Kampala.  The Rhino’s there are called White Rhinos but not because of their color. The animals are actually grey and the name is … 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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Uganda Birds & a Waterfall

The movie clips shows you the beautiful waterfall at Ssezibwa Falls, one of the stops on our trip to Jinja.  On this trip, so far we have observed a number of animals that aren’t common in the wild back home … 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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Time Off to Explore Jinja

Hi all- this will just be a really quick post as it is after midnight here so now it is officially 16Sept12 in Uganda. Anyway, we’ve had a very full day on our excursion to Jinja.  This is town just … 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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