BioDr. Sara Lavinia Brair is a medical doctor from Sudan. She works at the Ministry of Health as a public health physician and is the Director General for the White Nile State, where she is working to reform the healthcare system. She focuses on strengthening primary health care through addressing social inequalities that affect access to health care in rural areas and refugee camps. She also practices dermatology, concentrating on the prevention of skin diseases. She is the co-founder of Soroptimist organization that supports women, promotes gender equality and women empowerment. She participated in many epidemic campaigns as a member of the response team. In academia, she served as the Dean for the Deanship of Scientific Research where she established the first IRB at Al Neelain University and the first online course in Research Ethics in Sudan.
Professional Interests & Expertise
Advocacy,Community Health,Community Organizing,Community Partnerships,Disaster and Crisis Management,Disease Control and Prevention,Education,Environmental Pollution,Fundraising,Gender Equity,Government,Health Centers,Health Systems,Health Workforce,Immigrant and Refugee Health,Leadership,Maternal and Child Health,Medical Education,Non-profit Leadership/Management,Outreach and Education,Policy/Advocacy,Public Health,Research,Research, Measurement, and Evaluation,Rural Health