Mariette Aïkpé


Junior Researcher

University of Abomey-Calavi

Mariette Aïkpé is a junior researcher in health anthropology at the Laboratory of Applied Medical Anthropology (LAMA) at the University of Abomey-Calavi in ​​Benin. She holds the Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies (DEA) in sociology-anthropology, option: sociology of development, and is member of the ERAA (Applied Anthropology Research Team). She has been a research assistant in the Equity in Health program, respectively; Palevalut program and EbBen program in which she investigated the management of suspected cases of Ebola virus disease at the National Hospital and University Center (CNHU) in Benin. Currently, she is a research assistant on the project Socialities of a Vaccine Trial: Bacteria, Tourists , Local Communities, and Scientists in Benin, conducted by the University of Helsinki in Finland.


Related projects

Antibiotics have made it possible for people to live longer, healthier lives. Antimicrobial resistance, however, is an increasing problem, especially in low-resource settings. This project will employ a range of...
An experimental international vaccine trial is sending 800 Finns to Benin, West-Africa and the objective of this study is to investigate its conduct. In reference to literature on clinical trials...