Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
As medical officer in the Strategy, Economics and Elimination Unit of the World Health Organization’s Global Malaria Program, and co-chair of the IRS work stream of the RBM vector control working group, Dr. Shiva Murugasampillay is on the frontlines of the global battle to fight malaria. He recently spoke with Abt Associates about the burden of malaria and the potential for Indoor Residual Spraying to make a difference in the lives of people worldwide living in fear of malaria.
Abt: Tell me about malaria. Who suffers most? Where is the burden the worst?
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.