Muluken Melese Aseresa
HEAL TB Project Director
Muluken Melese Aseresa is a medical doctor and a public health professional with over two decades of clinical, project management, and research experience in Ethiopia. From 2007 to 2011 he was the technical director for MSH’s HIV/AIDS Care and Support Project (HCSP). Since 2011, he has served as the chief of party for MSH’s Help Ethiopia Address Low Tuberculosis (HEAL TB) project. As HEAL TB’s project director, he is responsible for managing the project and supporting TB control activities in more than 1,600 health facilities and their catchment communities. In addition to his MSH experience, Dr. Aseresa has extensive experience as physician and project manager in both the public and private sectors of Ethiopia. He has authored or co-authored more than 33 peer-reviewed journal articles on TB control interventions, blindness, reproductive health, and public health innovations. He has also served as an advisor and manager for various public health projects focused on health system strengthening, maternal and child health, infectious disease, injuries, violence, blindness, chronic illness, and water, sanitation, and health.