People

Yusuf Mustapha

Assistant Lecturer
School of Health and Social Care
Postgraduate Research Student
School of Health and Social Care
 Yusuf Mustapha

Profile

Ask me about
  • Physical disability
  • Sickle cell disease

Biography

I am a public health specialist, undertaking a full-time PhD, using storytelling approach to understand the lived experiences of people living with physical disabilities in Northwest Nigeria. I am interested in decolonising methodologies. I am particularly interested in research that are looking at physical disability from the perspective of Sub-Saharan Africa. I also have a kin interest in sickle cell management using non-medical approaches.

Qualifications

  • MSc in Public Health Anglia Ruskin University (2019)

  • BSc in Public Health Anglia Ruskin University (2018)

Research and professional activities

Thesis

Life among the agile: Lived experiences of people living with physical disability in Northwest Nigeria.

Supervisor: Professor Winifred Eboh , Dr Stephen Wood

Research interests

The lives of people with physical disabilities in Africa

Management of sickle cell disease in Sub-Saharan Africa

Disability studies from African perspective

Contact

ym19872@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus