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Abt Associates

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research 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 was ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms in 2011 and also named one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in nearly 40 countries.

Abt’s clients include U.S. federal agencies, international organizations, non-profit associations, U.S. state and local governments and universities and foundations.

International Health

Abt Associates’ international health team tackles critical problems in areas such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, maternal and child health, family planning and reproductive health. We work to improve health outcomes by designing and implementing evidence-based policies and interventions, strengthening institutions, and empowering individuals and communities. Collaborating with public and private sector partners in more than 50 countries, our work has resulted in meaningful change: more effective and equitable health systems, higher-quality services, and better health.

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Food Security and Agriculture

Abt alleviates poverty and hunger by helping developing countries increase their capacity to produce, access, and use food. We reduce people’s vulnerability to climate change and degraded environmental conditions to ensure that women and men benefit fully from sustainable economic growth. For more information, please visit:  For more information, click here.

U.S. HealthAbt Associates’ research, studies and analyses, comprehensive evaluations, and technical assistance help shape U.S. health care policy.

We also work with our clients to tackle some of the biggest issues in behavioral health and epidemiology. Abt's research, analysis, and communications have contributed to preventing and treating addiction; strengthening mental health care; and mitigating the causes and effects of infectious diseases.

The depth of our domestic health work is reflected in the expertise of our staff. Our team includes leading scientists and researchers, as well as specialists in consumer-focused marketing and communication strategies. For more information, click here.