Mr Samir Awol is a health professional (2007) and Master of Public Health (2013). He has a wide range of research interests in public health including maternal/child health and infectious diseases like malaria. He has published 2 (two) scientific papers in peer-reviewed journal. He has been working at different levels of Ethiopia’s health system since 2007, first at Metu Karl Referral Hospital and then at Metu Woreda and Ilubabor Zonal Health Office’s. Since he joined Addis Continental Institute of Public health (2016), his main engagements include working as Malaria Surveillance Office under the malaria project called Strengthening Malaria Monitoring and Evaluation Systems (SMMES) of Ethiopia. Currently, he is designated as team leader of malaria surveillance sub-team. In addition to the project activities, he is also working as Public Health Lecturer with special emphasis to Epidemiology and Biostatistics.