Dr. Muheki is a Scientist with over fifteen years of experience in public health. She is currently the Regional Manager for a DFID-funded project called Accelerating the Sustainable Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ASCEND). Prior this position, she was the specific Program Manager for Schistosomiasis for ten years and the NTD Program Manager for seven years in the Ministry of Health, Uganda. In addition, she has conducted and participated in several research studies and authored or co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed articles. In her carrier, she has supervised academic students and also participated in examining national and international students at Master’s and Ph.D. levels. She has won several travel awards to participate in international conferences where she has made keynote addresses and presentation. In 2017, she won the global award for the best performing woman in the control and elimination of NTDs.
Edridah holds a Bachelor of Science degree (1990), a Master’s degree in Environmental Health (2001) and a Ph.D. in Public Health (2011), all from Makerere University – Uganda.