New and Old Mulago

Tomorrow is my first day at the hospital – we went for a tour today and it is completely indescribable as almost everything here is. It is divided into Old Mulago and New Mulago. Old is a web of dozens …

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Africa is a long trip

Thirty-six hours of travel and I’m finally in Kampala, Uganda. I’m rotating at Mulago Hospital through Makerere University College of Health Sciences for the next four weeks. There are 3 other DMU students here this month and medical students and …

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Heading home

Today we got all packed up and headed out to Valle for the morning. This adorable little town allowed us to buy some souvenirs and have some local snacks. Around noon we headed back to the airport in Tegucigalpa. After …

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Brigade day #4

Today we moved to the next community of Naranjal. The bus ride in the morning was a little bit shorter and we arrived at the new community bright and early to get started. The set up worked the same way …

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Day 2 in Honduras

Everyone crashed pretty hard last night after a long trip, but we were bright eyed this morning ready to get our first real day underway. After a wonderful breakfast and some amazing coffee we started counting, sorting and packing medications …

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And we’re off

After months of planning the day has finally come to take off on the trip of a lifetime. We boarded the bus at DMU on Saturday afternoon for a ride to Chicago’s O’Hare International airport. The six hour trek included …

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