Edith is a social scientist and qualified medical doctor who is part of the Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit (MEIRU) Social Sciences team. She is currently the lead researcher on a study which is developing a capabilities based approach to health-related Quality of Life, funded by the UK National Institute for Health Research. Her MSc thesis focused on the topic of multi-morbidity in Malawi and she is developing a specialism in this area and the areas of non-communicable diseases and disease-related quality of life.