Day: July 1, 2019

Week 4: Water and Sanitation Health (Inspecting/Maintaining a Borehole)

Last week we had the opportunity to travel to Bukasakya Health Clinic 3. This facility is unique because it is one of the only health facilities that is sponsored by a third party organization, Spotlight on Africa. From the moment you enter the sub-country you can already see the difference within the community Houses are …

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Week 3 – DHO Meetings, Project Ideas, and Markets of Mbale!

Week 3 was filled with informative meetings at the District Health Office. We attended an introductory orientation meeting for all newly hired health workers throughout the district of Mbale, led by Dr. Wangisi, the DHO. During the meeting, he discussed the increasing emphasis on performance in public service. For example, the World Bank is providing …

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Week 4 – Immunizations, Projects, and Good Thoughts of Home!

Week 4 was filled with field work and rich experiences. We spent Monday and Tuesday at Namatala health center and Wednesday, Thursday, Friday at Bukasakya health center. The busy week continued through the weekend as we each worked on a project proposal. My project proposal specifically is the Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices, and Uses of Pesticides …

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Steve week 4

KMU is officially in summer. This past week students were busy moving out of the dorms. I met other international students, mostly graduate students in the dorm now that it is emptying out. Three are from all over Africa, specifically Malawi, Rwanda, and Uganda. We spent a lot of time trading questions about each other’s …

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Khoa – My Childhood

Someone told me this, “Your childhood is very important to you because it will determine who you are in the future.” I totally agree because I believe my first 16-years of life determined the rest of my life. In this blog, I want to share my childhood in Vietnam before moving to America 9 years …

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