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Dr Phyllis Awor

TitleResearch Fellow
InstitutionMakerere University School of Public Health
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    Phyllis Awor is a Ugandan Public Health Physician with over 10 years of experience conducting health systems and operational research. She works at Makerere University School of Public Health as a Senior Researcher focusing: 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. 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 – 2015, which earned her an award for professional performance in sustainable development and public health; and her research group recognition for social innovation in health care delivery. She regularly works as an external health systems and child health expert adviser for various international agencies.

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    1. Johansson EW, Kitutu FE, Mayora C, Awor P, Peterson SS, Wamani H, Hildenwall H. It could be viral but you don't know, you have not diagnosed it: health worker challenges in managing non-malaria paediatric fevers in the low transmission area of Mbarara District, Uganda. Malar J. 2016 Apr 11; 15:197. PMID: 27066829.
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    2. Buchner DL, Awor P. A protocol for engaging unlicensed private drug shops in Rural Eastern Uganda for Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM) of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea in children under 5 years of age. BMJ Open. 2015 Oct 07; 5(10):e009133. PMID: 26446166.
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    3. Awor P, Wamani H, Tylleskar T, Peterson S. Drug seller adherence to clinical protocols with integrated management of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea at drug shops in Uganda. Malar J. 2015 Jul 16; 14:277. PMID: 26178532.
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    4. Awor P, Wamani H, Tylleskar T, Jagoe G, Peterson S. Increased access to care and appropriateness of treatment at private sector drug shops with integrated management of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea: a quasi-experimental study in Uganda. PLoS One. 2014; 9(12):e115440. PMID: 25541703.
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    5. Awor P, Miller J, Peterson S. Systematic literature review of integrated community case management and the private sector in Africa: Relevant experiences and potential next steps. J Glob Health. 2014 Dec; 4(2):020414. PMID: 25520804.
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    6. Awor P, Wamani H, Bwire G, Jagoe G, Peterson S. Private sector drug shops in integrated community case management of malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhea in children in Uganda. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Nov; 87(5 Suppl):92-96. PMID: 23136283.
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