Dr Moses Adriko
Ministry of Health Uganda
Dr Moses Adriko, MPH, MBA, BSc (Zoology), holds a diploma in Medical Entomology and Parasitology and a diploma in Health Leadership & Management. He is a PhD reader in spatio-temporal epidemiology of Human Fascioliasis in Uganda and is the Program Officer for Bilharzia and Worm Control Programme under the Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health, Uganda. He has a wealth of experience from field implementation, coordination, program advocacy, coordination, implementation and reporting, as well as contributing to the development of technical activities based on the strategic directions of the program primarily focusing on sub-grantees and district local governments. He has more than 15 years of experience in the implementation/control of neglected tropical diseases and over 30 peer-reviewed publications. He has been a member of GSA Ambassador Programme Officer for Uganda from 2020 to date, served as a temporary consultancy for the WHO in 2018 to review the Group for Schistosomiasis & STH Programme Data review in Brazzaville, Congo. In 2019 he served as a temporary consultant for WHO to review Clinical Morbidity Management guidelines for Schistosomiasis & STH in Geneva, Switzerland. He is also a member of the Ugandan NTD Taskforce to date.
His key research interests are in the areas of implementation research and public health approaches to control and elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases especially Schistosomiasis, STH, Trachoma and Fascioliasis.