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Global Health Security Threats: Are We Prepared?

Zika. Ebola. H1N1. In evolving health crises, speed counts. Get the latest insights from the hot zones: join Abt Associates and distinguished speakers for a discussion on the causes and consequences of infectious disease pandemics at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 27.
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Taking the Temperature: What’s the Link Between Climate Change and Health?

The health of our planet and the health of people are inextricably linked. Climate change respects no boundaries, increasing potential risks to human health in a multitude of ways. Our researchers calculated that climate change, if unaddressed, has the potential to cause thousands of additional deaths in the U.S. each year by the end of this century.
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Veteran Homelessness Cut in Half

President Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia generated a lot of buzz among communities and advocates working to prevent and end homelessness. He cited new data that the number of homeless veterans dropped by 47 percent since 2010.
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Open Government Program Helping to Prevent Corruption in Mexico

Mexico’s social stability and economic development depend on good governance. However, the country still struggles with systemic corruption. Abt Associates is working directly with government champions to improve transparency and reduce corruption.
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A Multi-Faceted Approach to Expanding Access to Quality Health Care in Ethiopia

For more than 15 years, Abt Associates has worked with Ethiopia at all levels of the health system, including government leaders, to strengthen the country. The impact of this work has been wide-ranging.
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Our People

Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, a nationally recognized authority on global threats from infectious disease, has been named as Abt's senior global health security advisor. More →
Kathleen L. Flanagan, Abt Associates president and CEO,  has been named as a board member to the World Trade Center Institute. More →
Dr. Tara Earl reflects on the role that diversity and culture play in mental health in a piece for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's New Connections blog. More →
Paul Jay Anninos has been named as Abt's vice president and director for business development for U.S. business. He brings more than 30 years of business and operational leadership in the public and private sectors. More →

 New Publications

Association Between Hospital Participation in a Medicare Bundled Payment Initiative and Payments and Quality Outcomes for Lower Extremity Joint Replacement Episodes

Scaling Up Family Planning in Zambia Part 1: Assessment and Feasibility of Maintaining an Innovative Program
Feasibility and Effectiveness of mHealth for Mobilizing Households for Indoor Residual Spraying to Prevent Malaria: A Case Study in Mali

Risk Factors for College Success: Insights from Adults in Nine Career Pathways Programs

 Join Our Team

Principal Associate / Senior Health Economist, International Health, Bethesda, MD

Senior Analyst / PhD Economist, Cambridge, MA

ERP Implementation Project Manager, Cambridge, MA or Bethesda, MD
Business Development & Capture Specialist for Agriculture/Food Security, Bethesda, MD

Researcher/Associate, International Health, Bethesda, MD

Data Visualization Web Analyst, Environment & Resources, Bethesda, MD
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 In the News

When It Comes To Publicly Funded Preschool, Are We Asking The Wrong Questions And Getting The Wrong Answers?

Researchers have examined the value of preschool for half a century, but they should focus on what children would be doing if these preschools didn’t exist, according to a Huffington Post op-ed co-written by Abt’s Todd Grindal.

HPV Vaccine Protecting Women from Cervical Cancer in Fiji

Work by the Fiji Health Sector Support Program (FHSSP), led by Abt, was the focus of an ABC News radio news segment in Australia.

Additional Reading

New Effort to Expand Clean Power Generation in Southeast Asia

Are Voters More Polarized? The Answer is Complicated

Using Behavioral Nudges to Increase the Use of Government Services

Abt SRBI Named Among Top Research Firms

Is Affordable Housing Being Built in High-Opportunity Neighborhoods?

How Did Senegal HSS Help Expand Access to Health Services?
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