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Phyllis Awor is a Ugandan Public Health Physician with over 10 years of experience conducting health systems and operational research. Her research has focused on: improving both the public and private health sector in low income settings; quality of care for children in rural communities; maternal and child health policy analysis; and social innovation in health care. Dr. Phyllis led an innovative introduction of the WHO/UNICEF supported integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea strategy within drug shops in Uganda from 2010 – 2017, which earned her an award for professional performance in public health and sustainable development; and her research group recognition for social innovation in health care delivery. She regularly works as an external health systems and child health expert advisor for various international agencies.