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Dr. Ṣẹ̀yẹ Abímbọ́lá has worked as a health system practitioner and/or researcher in Nigeria where he completed his medical training at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife; in Australia where he completed an MPhil in Public Health and Ph.D. in Health Systems at the University of Sydney; and in the United Kingdom where he was a Sidney Sax Overseas Early Career Fellow at the University of Oxford. Dr. Abímbọ́lá studies community engagement in governance, decentralized governance, and the role of governance in the adoption and scale-up of health system innovations. He is currently (2020-22) the Prince Claus Chair in Development and Equity at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, a senior lecturer in global health at the University of Sydney in Australia, and the editor in chief of BMJ Global Health.