Ayat Abuagla Public Health Physician and co-founder of the Diaspora Engagement Program at the Sudan medical Specialization Board (SMSB). She has diverse work experience in reproductive health, HRH and Global health through positions in healthcare, academia and professional associations. She assumed positions in the Federal Ministry of Health including: Head of Research and Publications at the National Human Resources for Health Observatory (NHRHO), Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Quality Directorate officer of the HR Development Directorate. Currently, she is involved in the SMSB at the International Relations office of the EDC centre and a doctoral based researcher at the Centre for Global Health at Trinity College University of Dublin. She served as TDR/WHO Implementation Research advisor several times since piloting of the toolkit till present. She contributed to revival and strategic shift and focus on Human Resources for Health (HRH), these include: Leading investigator First Mapping of health and medical education pipeline survey and Principle Investigator of the Health Labour Market Study with WHO-HQ/EMRO/AFRO.