Jinja reminds me of home!

Being 3,000 miles away from the United States, I thought I would have terrible cultural shock and feel completely out of place. However, throughout the day I find myself thinking how much I feel like I am home in Oklahoma. Experiencing Jinja has been an amazing experience. The people are openly friendly, the dirt is …

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Adjusting to work!

This past week has flown by so quickly being immersed in another culture. Everyday is packed with a learning experience not just culturally, but work related too. I have attended numerous training sessions on TB, HIV, VHT ( Village Health teams), and HIV adolescents adherence. I have participated in the monthly vaccine delivery check in, …

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Tororo Town

This past week was my first full week spent alone in my health district–Tororo. I hit the ground running and immediately became part of the TASO family. TASO, or The AIDS Service Organization, is an NGO (non-governmental organization) dedicated to providing counseling and medical services to those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. I was placed under …

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Journey to Uganda

Good evening from Kampala Uganda! It’s currently 10:45 pm here…it maybe anywhere between 1:00pm-4:00pm if you are reading this from the states. I wanted to start my blog entries with how we arrived to Uganda! This has been the longest international trip I’ve taken by far. Dr. Stephanie Brodine, Peery, and I began our journey at …

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