Dr Moses Adriko
Ministry of Health Uganda
Dr Moses Adriko holds a master’s degree in public health, an MBA, and a BSc in zoology. He also has a diploma in medical entomology and parasitology and another in health leadership and management. He is a PhD reader in the spatio-temporal epidemiology of human fascioliasis in Uganda and the programme officer for the Bilharzia and Worm Control Programme under the Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Disease Control Division of the Ugandan Ministry of Health.
Dr Adriko has a wealth of experience in field implementation, coordination, programme advocacy and implementation and reporting, and he has also contributed to the development of technical activities based on the programme’s strategic directions, primarily focusing on sub-grantees and district local governments. He has more than 15 years of experience in implementing programmes to control neglected tropical diseases and over 30 peer-reviewed publications. He has been a member of the GSA Ambassador Programme Officer for Uganda since 2020 and in 2018 he served as a temporary consultant for the WHO reviewing the group for schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiases programme data in Brazzaville, Congo. In 2019, he served as a temporary consultant for the WHO to review the clinical morbidity management guidelines for schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths in Geneva. He is also a member of the Ugandan NTD Taskforce. His key research interests are in the areas of implementation research and public health approaches to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases, especially schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminths, trachoma and fascioliasis.