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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Dr. Phyllis Awor

Dr. Phyllis Awor

Dr Phyllis Awor is a Lecturer and Researcher in the Department of Community Health and Behavioural Sciences. She holds degrees MBChB from Makerere University; MSc. International Health from the University College London, University of Copenhagen, and University of Bergen; and a PhD from University of Bergen

Her research interests are: child health, infectious diseases (including malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea), public and private health systems and community based innovation.

Her key publications include:

  • Awor Phyllis, Meenakshi Gautham, Stefan Peterson (2018). Delivering child health interventions through the private sector in low and middle income settings: challenges, opportunities and potential next steps. British Medical Journal. BMJ2018;362:k2950
  • Awor P, Wamani H, Tylleskar T, Jagoe G, Peterson S (2014). 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 9(12): e115440. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115440
  • Awor P, Miller J, Peterson S (2014). Systematic literature review of integrated community case management and the private sector in Africa: Relevant experiences and potential next steps. J Glob Health. Dec 2014; 4(2): 020414. doi:  10.7189/jogh.04.020414
  • Awor P, Wamani H, Bwire G, Jagoe G, Peterson S (2012). 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):92-6