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Bold Thinkers Series 10/27: Are We Prepared for Global Health Security Threats?

Join Abt Associates and distinguished speakers for a discussion of the causes and consequences of infectious disease pandemics. This is the latest in an Abt-sponsored series bringing together thought leaders to examine the future of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. 

Taking the Temperature: What’s the Link Between Climate Change and Health?

Climate change is increasing potential risks to human health in a multitude of ways. Abt experts are investigating these connections, including between climate change and temperature-related death and illness and the spread of infectious diseases such as West Nile virus, Dengue, and Zika virus.

Fifteen Years of Strengthening Ethiopia's Health System

Abt Associates has been an important partner in Ethiopia’s efforts to improve its health care system, from expanding financing and health insurance to building capacity for management and governance in hospitals and health centers.

Fighting Hunger When School is Out: The Impact of a Summer Food Program 

Abt Associates and its partners conducted a random assignment evaluation of the USDA Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children demonstration in 2011, 2012, and 2013, which offered cash incentives to reduce summertime food insecurity among eligible children. 

Videos: Speaking Out About Family Planning, Gender Roles in Jordan

The Jordan Communication, Advocacy, and Policy (JCAP) project partnered with a local non-government organization to teach young people in conservative governorates about family planning. Twenty Jordanians from ages 18 to 29 produced short, but compelling movies promoting family planning practices. 

Abt Perspectives Blog

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Using Behavioral Nudges to Increase the Use of Government Services

The idea of using behavioral theory - and especially low-cost "nudges" informed by behavioral science - to influence individuals' decisions has been attracting a lot of interest lately.

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Questions We're Addressing

How Prepared for Zika are Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean?

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Can Natural Infrastructure Enhance Coastal Resilience?

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How Does Lead Exposure at Flint, Michigan Levels Affect the Health of Children and Adults?

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What Lessons Were Learned from HUD’s Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program?

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