Go With the Flow June 6th 2019 It is noon on our final day in Mbarara, it’s been pouring rain outside since early this morning, and Rayden, Brooke, and Angela have ventured into the rain in search of an authentic street-made Rolex. I think Ugandan food has grown onto us since we’ve arrived in the country… Rolex is definitely a favourite of ours.
Today, we head out to our community health placements, and boy, what a rid ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Western Region » Queen Elizabeth NP Uganda achieved independence from the UK in 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi AMIN (1971-79) was responsible for the deaths of some 300,000 opponents; guerrilla war and human rights abuses under Milton OBOTE (1980-85) claimed at least another 100,0... ... read more
Hello friends! My name is Anne-Sophie Fortier, and I am a Nutrition student at the University of Saskatchewan. I love travelling, and the Queen Elizabeth Scholars Program recently gave me the opportunity to spend the 2019 summer in the Pearl of Africa, Uganda! Apart from sharing in Ugandan locals' daily lives, my co-travellers and I will spend time in hospitals, learning about their healthcare system and the challenges facing healthcare access and delivery, and implementing programs for nutrition and reproductive health education. If you're at all interested in anything that was just mentioned... full info