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Aug 07, 2015, 09:00 ET

Abt Associates to Expand Public Sector Systems Strengthening Work in Tanzania

 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Abt Associates the Public Sector Systems Strengthening (PS3)...

Jul 07, 2015, 13:00 ET

Offering Vouchers to Families Experiencing Homelessness Has Benefits That Extend Beyond Housing, Study Finds

 Providing priority access to permanent housing subsidies to homeless families helps keep families from becoming homeless again and has a...

Jul 01, 2015, 13:27 ET

New Report Exposes Gap Between Self-Reported Drug Use and Actual Drug Use

The gap between the truth and reality in self-reporting of illegal drug use varies by the drug being used, by the region of the country, and by the...

Jun 03, 2015, 09:01 ET

Project Continues Work Improving Agricultural Markets, Food Security in South Sudan

Abt Associates has won a contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to continue its work toward improving...

May 05, 2015, 09:00 ET

Abt Associates Expands Work Evaluating New Agricultural Development Model

Abt Associates has won its second evaluation contract from the UK Department of International Development to assess the effectiveness of pilot...

Feb 11, 2015, 14:00 ET

Stratus Consulting Merges with Abt Associates

 Stratus Consulting, a Boulder, Colorado-based environmental research and consulting firm, has merged with Abt Associates, a global research...

Oct 31, 2014, 08:00 ET

Report Finds Declines in the Nation's Homeless Population

 The number of people who experienced chronic or long-term homelessness declined by 30 percent between 2007 and 2014, according to The 2014...

Oct 22, 2014, 17:30 ET

Abt Wins New Projects to Evaluate, Support Pay for Success Programs

 Pay for success programs are innovative funding models that allow private investors to fund social and health interventions in partnership...

Oct 01, 2014, 17:00 ET

Abt Associates Expands Efforts to Reduce Burden of Malaria in Africa

Building on Abt Associates' work to eradicate and reduce the burden of malaria across Africa, the United States Agency for International...

Sep 23, 2014, 19:00 ET

New Study Identifies Alternative Options for Funding HIV Programs

 Donor funding for HIV programs has flattened in recent years, threatening to stall the progress of HIV programs worldwide and presenting new...

Aug 08, 2014, 14:00 ET

Initial Findings: National Vietnam Veteran Study Reveals Long-Term Course of PTSD and Link to Chronic Health Conditions

Veterans who served in the Vietnam War and who developed Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are at greater risk of heart disease and other...

Aug 06, 2014, 09:22 ET

New Contract to Improve the Effectiveness of High-Impact, Evidence-based HIV Interventions Awarded

 The United States Agency for International Development has awarded the $250 million Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-Free...

Jul 29, 2014, 08:00 ET

Abt Associates Tapped by USAID to Increase Demand for Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services in Jordan

 Abt Associates is poised to begin work next week to heighten demand for family planning and reproductive health services in Jordan under a...

Jul 22, 2014, 17:15 ET

Investments in HIV and AIDS Help Reduce New HIV Infections, AIDS-Related Deaths, New Analysis Shows

 Investments in HIV and AIDS in low and middle-income countries are paying off according to new analysis presented during the International...

Jul 08, 2014, 11:00 ET

International Family Planning Specialist Joins Abt Associates

 Abt Associates has named May Post the Family Planning/Reproductive Health Strategic Lead within the company's International Health...

Jun 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

Abt Associates to Support $19 million USAID Project to Help Governments, Private Sector Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change

 Abt Associates will support the new $19 million U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Climate Economic Analysis for Development,...

Jun 03, 2014, 09:30 ET

Abt Associates Data Informs New Rules to Cut Power Plant Emissions

 Abt Associates provided data that was instrumental in helping the Obama Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

May 01, 2014, 10:00 ET

Abt Associates to Support DOL's Efforts to Improve Knowledge of Workers' Rights among Hard-to-Reach Populations

 Improving hard-to-reach populations' knowledge of workers' rights to increase access to employment opportunities and equitable treatment by...

Mar 25, 2014, 09:10 ET

Abt Associates Wins $48.6 million USAID Trade Hub and African Partners Network Contract

 Abt Associates has won a $48.6 million contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to increase regional trade...

Feb 25, 2014, 08:00 ET

Global Warming to Trigger Increase in Violence in U.S., Comprehensive Study of Crime, Weather and Climate Change Confirms

 Violent as well as less serious crimes will escalate in the United States as a result of climate change, indicates a study by Abt Associates'...