Luisa Enria is Assistant Professor at LSHTM, where her research focuses on experiences, imaginations and contestations of development, humanitarianism and health emergency responses, including vaccine development and deployment, in Sierra Leone. She currently holds a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship titled “Crisis of Confidence: The Politics of Evidence and (Mis)trust in Epidemic Preparedness”.
Anthony Mansaray is a Social Science Research Fellow at LSHTM, where he works on the Ebola vaccine trials in Sierra Leone’s Kambia District. Anthony holds an MSc in Global Health & Development from University College London (UCL) and has extensive experience in managing both quantitative and qualitative social science research projects in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana. He has worked for various organizations including Christian Aid, ICAP at Columbia University and Innovations for Poverty Action.
Mahmood H. Bangura is a Social Science Researcher at the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS) in Sierra Leone. He has worked on the Ebola vaccine trials for the last six years, first as a research assistant, now as a graduate researcher. He is also an MSc student in Sustainable Development at the University of Makeni, Sierra Leone.
Alie D. Timbo is a Social Science Research Assistant at the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS). He has worked on a number of qualitative research projects, including recently on epidemic preparedness and vaccine confidence. He has a BSc in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Sierra Leone, Fourah Bay College and a decade of experience consulting for various NGOs, development consulting firms and public health bodies.