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Projects

Our projects are game changers. They answer difficult questions and apply new technologies and rigorous technical solutions to programs that improve lives around the globe. A look at our projects offers insight into how we’re continuously asking “What if?” We discover new ways to help people move from vulnerability to security—through good health, a thriving natural environment, economic stability, effective governance and social equity.

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Evaluating Programs To Prevent Drug Misuse

As the opioid crisis and misuse of prescription drugs continued to be issues, the Substance Abuse …
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Managing Waste in Developing Countries to Prevent Marine …

In many developing countries, cities lack the capacity to adequately manage solid waste. Limited …
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CDC COVID-19 Surveillance Project

CDC’s analysis of COVID-19 surveillance data informs public health policies, communication about …
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Evaluating Gates Foundation Agronomy Grants

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded Abt Associates to evaluate a selection of five agronomy …
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Supporting Massachusetts Nursing Homes through the SPOT …

Effective quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) programs can prevent adverse events, …
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Opioid Recovery Through Workforce Development

Substance use disorders (SUDs), including opioid use disorder (OUD), represent a significant barrier …
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Caring for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia

Studies indicate that dementia care in the United States is, generally, impersonal and fragmented. …
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MOUD Support in Long-term Care Facilities

In 2016, Massachusetts announced that long-term care facilities (LTCFs) are expected to admit …
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Managing Opioid Use and Misuse in Older Adults

Older adults are twice as likely as the general population to have pain, and clinicians often rely …
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Evaluation of MCCM Suggests Promise for Medicare Benefic …

Typically, terminally ill Medicare beneficiaries must choose between enrolling in hospice or …
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Evaluation of Acquired Brain Injury Pilot

Acquired brain injury (ABI) is a particular concern for Australian Defence Force personnel, with 10 …
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Stepped Care for Mental Health Program Evaluation

One in three Australians will experience mental health issues in their lifetime, but accessing …