Metropole Hotel Kampala
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home about 9.20am on 14 August and arrived at the hotel in Kampala at
11pm on 15 August (about 6am on 16 August by Sydney time) so we were
the flights weren't too bad. We checked our bags in Sydney all the
way through to Entebbe, Uganda and wondered if we would ever see them
We reached Kampala by road on August 19th. We visited Muni’s university and then, Rebeccah’s house. She took us to a room which she filled with gift articles. We were really overwhelmed at her collection. Later, we visited a church and a Hindu temple. My family wanted to see them. From there, we went to our hotel and relaxed.
... new system had worked! I cannot believe that within 24 hours, the bag had been successfully used and the lady was safe and well. Sister Robina was clearly and rightly proud of her efforts as this had been a significant bleed. It brought it home to me the importance of good emergency care as the nearest doctor and hospital overnight is about an 3/4 hour away and no transport. Most of the ladies are transferred by boda boda! Not good if you are bleeding like that; ...
We left the US on June 11, 2014, a party of 21 largely unfamiliar with one another. Most from St Thomas More Parish in Austin accompanied by our pastor Fr Izzy Ndagizimana. Fr Izzy grew up in the village of Kamwenge and that was our destination for this mission trip. Fr James Burkart from Houston, one of our dearest friends and Katy's Godfather, also joined the trip. The flight was long though ...
... work day this morning. There was no one in labour (just as well as there was no midwife either) so I made my way to the other hut for the antenatal clinic. I was given a pinnards, a couch and a field of 35 ladies to see. When I asked about BP. I was told they had no cuff, so I managed to find one in my bag donated by the lovely Rachel Brooks. I have now revisited my skills in abdominal palpating and dating without a tape measure and the use of pinnards. I never realised how hard it is ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMetropole Hotel Kampala
The hotel was good; the rooms were big and neat. The food in the restaurant was good, but the serving was slow.
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