Henry Victor Doctor

World Health Organization, Egypt 0000-0003-0378-1415

Henry Victor Doctor graduated in 2003 and his Ph.D. degree was in demography from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Doctor 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, New York City, NY, USA) 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 City, 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 11 May 2016

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