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Sandra Krause

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Sandra Krause, Senior Director, Reproductive Health Program, provides strategic direction on sexual and reproductive health advocacy and research. She has been active in the public health arena for 25 years, 20 of which have been devoted to international health working in various regions including Thailand, Haiti, Colombia and Croatia, as well as numerous countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Sandra has conducted reproductive health needs assessments in multiple emergency settings. She has established health programs for refugees and internally displaced persons in Somalia, Sudan, and Malawi, where she was a country director. Sandra established the health unit and worked as the International Health Advisor for six years at the headquarters of a leading humanitarian response agency. 

Sandra has extensive experience advocating to a wide array of actors, including the UN, the US and European governments, donors and domestic and international relief organizations; conducting field research; publishing articles and media releases; developing tools and curricula; conducting trainings; and convening networks and leading coalitions that support reproductive health for displaced persons. 

Sandra is a registered nurse with a Master's degree in Public Health Adminstration.