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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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A Visit With Pharmacy Interns at Mengo Hospital

28 September 2015: If you remember, last Monday I took a visit to two private hospitals, Nsambya and Mengo. I was able to participate in Ward Rounds with the Pharmacy Interns at Nsambya Hospital but at Mengo, I gave a … Continue reading

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An Obession With A Huge Bird

24 September 2015: I’m obsessed with a really interesting HUGE local bird. It’s called the Marabou Stork and they are actually quite ugly but somehow I can’t seem to stop watching them. They nest on the top of tall trees … Continue reading

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Welcoming Another Ugandan Pharmacist to the USA

On July 7, 2015 the Wilkes University Community welcomed another Ugandan Pharmacist, Pamela Blessed.  Pamela was the first pharmacy faculty member I met, aside from Professor Richard Odoi, when I arrived in Kampala at Makerere University in summer 2011.  She … Continue reading

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Attending the AACP Annual Conference near Washington D.C.

Last week Cathy, Gonsha and I attended the annual American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Meeting in National Harbor, MD, near Washington D.C.  I was so happy to be able to present a talk on the work I’ve been … Continue reading

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3 Weeks In the USA

It has now been 3 weeks since Cathy and Gonsha arrived in the USA to participate in the Advanced Pharmaceutical Care Experiencial Training Course (APCET) and they definitely have been learning a lot and strengthening their pharmacy skills. But they … Continue reading

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Arrival Day in the USA

Today the culmination of planning and preparation comes to fruition as I eagarly await the arrival of Cathy and Gonsha, the two pharmacists from Uganda who will be training with me for the next 8 weeks. I can imagine what … Continue reading

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