Henry Victor Doctor0000-0003-0378-1415
Henry Victor Doctor was graduated in 2003 with his Ph.D. degree in demography from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, and serves as a Technical Officer (Health Information and Statistics) at the World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt. His thesis was entitled "Mortality in Twentieth Century Malawi." He took up a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (sponsored by the Mellon Foundation) based at the Navrongo Health Research Centre, the Upper East Region, Ghana. He has 15 years of experience as a population scientist and also worked at the University of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi; the University of Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa; Statistics South Africa; Columbia University, New York, NY, USA; and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. From mid-2009 to mid-2013, he worked as a Resident Operations Research Advisor for a program to revitalize routine immunization and maternal, newborn, and child health in Northern Nigeria. His research interests include mortality, fertility transitions, religion and demographic behavior, survey research design and implementation, demographic surveillance and longitudinal health research, and health systems operations research.
Biography Updated on 29 November 2015