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Sara Stratton

Former Assistant Program Director, IntraHealth International

Sara Stratton, Assistant Program Director at IntraHealth International, has close to two decades experience implementing international and domestic public health programs. She has extensive experience in maternal, newborn and child health and family planning/reproductive health, as well as performance and quality improvement and community health. 

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Seven Tactics that Are Leading Francophone West Africa toward a Contraceptive Revolution

For decades, family planning indicators in francophone West Africa wouldn’t budge. Here’s how the Ouagadougou Partnership is moving the needle on family planning.

It’s Not Complicated: Contraceptives Save Lives and Improve Health

Use of contraceptives reduces maternal mortality by nearly a third. So let’s make it an option for everyone.

US and Senegalese Investments in Family Planning Are Paying Off

A new Guttmacher Institute report shows the impact of US investment in family planning around the world. In Senegal, the benefits are clear.

Senegal Celebrates Great Progress in Family Planning During National Review

A review of Senegal’s National Action Plan for Family Planning reveals results the country can be proud of.

In Rural Ethiopia, Change Isn't Always Easy

After 32 years of service in health care, Bekalu Afenew hoped his next post would be in a big city. It wasn't, but he didn't let that slow him down.

Talk Early and Talk Often

Many people consider “family planning” an adult topic. While it is a topic that affects adults, it should not be an adults-only topic.

Clean Water and Sanitation: Basic Necessities for All Global Health Work

Although in many developed countries running water that is safe for drinking and bathing and working toilets are ubiquitous, a third of the world’s population goes without these luxuries.

Local Context Matters to Women’s Lives: A Report from Delhi

To the business world, it’s location, location, location.

Delhi-Bound with the Future of Maternal Health on My Mind

Motherhood can be a wonderful rite of passage that brings so much joy—seeing a baby’s first smile and then step, watching a child grow up.