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Dr. Sonia Brito-AndersonDr. Sonia Brito-Anderson, IntraHealth International, Country Director, Dominican Republic
Dr. Brito-Anderson is a public health specialist with over 24 years of experience in health systems and reproductive health care. She is currently the director of the CapacityPlus project in the Dominican Republic. She is a recognized leader in national development of health systems, and is coauthor of numerous abstracts, journal articles, and publications about research to improve health systems. She is also experienced in activities and training related to provider behavior change strategies and institutionalization of evidence-based practices. Sonia likes photography and travel for getting to know new cultures.


  • Health systems strengthening
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health workforce strengthening
  • Provider training
  • Behavior change strategies

Selected Publications
McCarraher, D.R., M. Chen-Mok, A.S. Oronoz, S. Brito-Anderson, T. Grey, H. Tucker, and P.E. Bailey. 2010. “Meeting the needs of adolescent post-abortion care patients in the Dominican Republic.” Journal of Biosocial Science 42, no. 4: 493-509.

Sánchez, Anabella, Juan Agudelo, Jairo Nuñez, Sonia Brito-Anderson, and Nora Quesada. 2008. Diagnóstico sobre la logística y la disponibilidad asegurada de insumos anticonceptivos (DAIA). República Dominicana: USAID/Proyecto Deliver. http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNADP624.pdf

Miller, S., T. Lehman, M. Campbell, A. Hemmerling, S. Brito-Anderson, H. Rodriguez, W.V. Gonzalez, M. Cordero, and V. Calderon. 2005. “Misoprostol and declining abortion-related morbidity in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: A temporal association.” BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 112, no. 9: 1291-1296.

Strategic assessment of reproductive health in the Dominican Republic. 2001. http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNACP757.pdf

Doctor in Medicine
Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist
Public Health Master
Human Rights Degree
Gender in Health Politics Degree

Spanish and English

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