I have spent the last month of my internship experiencing public healthcare in Uganda; I was placed at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kawempe, where I rotated through different perinatal units, including labor and delivery (L&D), Neonatal I (More)
Coming closer to the end of my internship and departure date, I have been working closely with the research team to finish our collaborative research proposal, designed to capture the experiences of mothers caring for newborns in the Neonatal Intensi (More)
As I get closer to the end of this internship, I have been primarily working with the Aga Khan University, School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU-SONAM) faculty on our research proposal capturing the experience of mothers caring for their newborns in t (More)
Over the past two weeks, I have spent most of my time at the Aga Khan University, School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU-SONAM), working on our collaborative research project under the guidance of our supervisor and her research team. Meeting several t (More)
Given the opportunity to pursue community health nursing by collaborating with Aga Khan University - School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU-SONAM) students on their community projects, I have visited Wakiso district multiple times over the last month. (More)
This internship has been a fantastic learning experience, and I am truly enjoying my time in this beautiful country. I hope you enjoy the puzzle (click the word puzzle) I created, which is made up of 45 photos to represent my 45 days here so far. I (More)
Since my last blog, I have continued to do more learning, and we have officially reached the halfway mark of the internship! Where did the time go? We spent time at Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU SONAM) and worked on vari (More)
The past two weeks have been full of learning and personal development. We continued to shadow in Case hospital on various units. I shadowed in pediatrics, a field that I really enjoy and see myself working in. I felt that we built great rapport with (More)
[caption id="attachment_163" align="alignright" width="169"] Figure 1: intern Maja and I, after we observed a Caesarean section at Case Hospital, Kampala[/caption] As I write this reflection and think to myself oli otya or how I am doing, I realiz (More)
The past two weeks have been fantastic. Our first week was composed of getting adjusted to the country. On our first day, we went to dinner with Mary, our local supervisor, and got a warm welcome. The next day, Agnes, the Human Resources Coordinator (More)
Officially halfway through my internship, I have spent the past two weeks mostly on Aga Khan University, School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU-SONAM) campus. I attended a lecture on psychiatry and mental health nursing, and learned about symptomatolog (More)