Mrs Salome Manyau
Research Degree Student
Public Health and Policy
A social scientist with experience in using using qualitative research methods . Currently working on an Ethnographic Study in Harare, Zimbabwe in the FIEBRE Social Science Study aimed at understanding the roles of antimicrobials in the management of fever in Zimbabwe.
I am a Research Degree Student in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy. I completed a Masters in Development Studies at the Freestate University in the Republic of South Africa. My first degree is a Bsc Honours in Sociology obtained at the University of Zimbabwe.
My interests in research are in the areas of HIV/AIDS, antimicrobial use (AMU) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as well as drug resistant tuberculosis in Africa. I am on a studentiship program in the FIEBRE Social Science Study. The FIEBRE Social Science study is a social science component within the FIEBRE Study that is currently investigating the connections between fever and antimicrobial use. My previous work has been in the field of HIV/AIDS where i coordinated the implementation of two Population based HIV Impact lmpact Assessment surveys in Zimbabwe (ZIMPHIA) and Lesotho (LePHIA). Other research has been in the area of drug resistant tuberculosis in Harare, Zimbabwe where i coordinated a baseline survey on drug resistant tuberculosis.