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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'...

Jan 08, 2014, 19:15 ET

Abt Associates Named One of the 10 Best Intranets of 2014

 Abt Associates' Global Intranet has been named one of the 10 best-designed intranets for 2014 by the Nielsen Norman Group, a user-experience...

Jan 06, 2014, 15:00 ET

Abt Associates Economist Named Editor of Evaluation Review Journal

Abt Principal Associate and Senior Fellow Jacob Klerman has been named Editor of Evaluation Review. The journal serves as an...

Nov 21, 2013, 14:30 ET

America's Homelessness Continues Downward Trend, despite Nearly 1.5 Million Americans Using Shelters, Abt Studies Find

 Two studies by Abt Associates—each providing a unique view of the nation's homeless population—conclude that homelessness among...

Nov 12, 2013, 09:00 ET

Study: Malaria-Control Efforts in Zambia Associated with Reduced Costs, Malaria-Related Admissions in Two Hospitals

Admissions for malaria in two hospitals in Zambia declined and one hospital's spending on malaria-related admissions decreased by 10 percentage...

Nov 08, 2013, 12:00 ET

Abt Associates CEO Kathleen Flanagan Named Executive of the Year

Flanagan Wins Greater Washington Government Contractor Award Abt Associates President and CEO Kathleen Flanagan has been named Executive of...

Nov 04, 2013, 09:00 ET

Abt Associates Wins Major Contract with CDC to Study Flu Vaccine Effectiveness

 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded Abt Associates a five-year contract worth up to $51.6 million to establish...

Oct 01, 2013, 14:00 ET

Study: Jails Provide Opportunity for Effective Linkage to HIV Care

A program to identify HIV-positive jail detainees and provide them with care and services following their release from jail was effective in...