Métrey Tiv: “Responses to Lassa fever disease in Nigeria: A multilevel ethnography of a health system”

In Students by General Account

Métrey has a background in Public Health and Social Medicine and Global Health.

She is a 1st year PhD student in Anthropology at Durham University.

Using an ethnographical approach, her doctoral project will investigate the processes and practices of a health system at organising preparedness and response to an endemic disease, taking the case of Lassa Fever (a deadly rodent-borne viral haemorrhagic fever) in Nigeria.

This research, situated at the intersection of Public Health and Sociocultural Anthropology, is funded by a Cross-Council (ESRC-MRC) studentship award (NINE-DTP).

Durham staff profile: https://www.durham.ac.uk/staff/metrey-h-tiv/