Dr Edmund Wedam Kanmiki

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences


Edmund is a mixed-method researcher with interest and expertise in population health, health economics and epidemiology. He has over ten years of research experience in social determinants of health, health care financing, reproductive health, and related areas. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with economics and a master’s degree in public health from the University for Development Studies, Ghana and the American University of Beirut, Lebanon respectively. Edmund’s doctoral thesis at the University of Queensland aimed at improving equity in maternal and child health in rural communities using community-based primary healthcare strategies.

Before joining UQ Poche Center for Indigenous Health, Edmund has previously worked on several health systems research and program evaluation projects at the University of Ghana and the Navrongo Health Research Centre in Ghana and provided consultancy services to some national and multinational institutions. He is a recipient of the Mastercard Scholarship, Elsevier Atlas award and early research carrier grant award from the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH). His research and peer-review publications has informed health policy and programs at national and subnational levels.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


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