Uganda Maternal/Child health and HIV: an adventure in Africa
You are the Gift
When you go to Africa on an internship or study abroad, you are told to bring gifts. Presents for your teachers, your mentors, your patients, and even strangers that you encounter. Many of my fellow students brought an entire suitcase full of such gifts: trinkets and toys, bubbles, balls. Nothing of any true value or… Read more
Uganda: A Day in the Life of a Global Health Intern
I wake up at 8 am every day in my apartment. With four girls and two bathrooms, it’s a pretty nice place to stay. No cockroaches, few mosquitos, and at 7,000 feet elevation it never gets too hot. We all have breakfast in the pavilion. A staple of Ugandan cuisine is chapatti, which is basically… Read more
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