Tag Archives: Ugandan Pharmacists

A Visit to Lubaga Hospital & Learning About TeleMedicine in Uganda

9 January 2020 The morning began with an excellent visit the the Executive Director of Lubaga, Dr. Andrew Ssekitooleko, the Principle Pharmacist, Dr. Michael Mubiru, and the pharmacist interested in pharmaceutical care, William Kalule. I love that they started and … Continue reading

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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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A Quiet Saturday in Kampala

4 January 2020 It’s been a lovely quiet day. I’ve had time to do laundry and work on both my course preparation for next semester’s classes which begin 21 January as well as work on the pharmaceutical care project protocol. … Continue reading

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Back in Kampala with No Power (Electricity)

Sunday, 24 June 2018 When traveling in Uganda, a very nice cultural norm is to warmly welcome back visitors upon arriving back home or arriving to the place you are going. In fact, Janine told me that the Anglican Bishop … Continue reading

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Neurosurgery Morning Report, Data Collection and a Surprise Visit from an Old Friend

Monday, 18 June 18 It’s been a busy but wonderful day here in Kampala! We started this morning by attending the Neurosurgery Morning Report. Winnie and I were going to head to the chart room to collect more data but … Continue reading

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Potatoes, Patients, Data Collection, and Meetings

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 I slept really well last night and enjoyed getting up a little later and the delicious breakfast at the guest house. I always love the fried potatoes and onions they make in Uganda. They call these … Continue reading

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An Intersting Day in Masindi 

19 April 2017 This morning we arrived at Masindi-Kitara Medical Center (MKMC) and started to review our patients before ward rounds but then realized that it was Wednesday, the day MKMC has morning CME sessions (continuing medical education) so we … 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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Clinical Pharmacy Activities & Presentations at Makerere University

12 April 2017 Today was another busy but GREAT day!  We spent the morning at Nakesero Hospital with the new volunteer Clinical Pharmacists seeing patients and participating in their Multidisciplinary Team Meeting. This was a gathering of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday in Uganda and Meeting up with Good Friends

9 April 2017 Today was Palm Sunday and the group was able to attend Watoto Church in Kampala. My good friend, Gonsha, who is one of the Ugandan pharmacists who came to the USA to study with me was able … Continue reading

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