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We measure our impact not only by the number of dollars spent or by how many programs we support, but by the difference we make in people’s lives. Our aim is to support programs that achieve tangible results and make a lasting impact.

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FUNDING AREAS
Access to Health Care

Public-Private Partnership for Health Care in Tanzania

Abbott, the Abbott Fund and the Republic of Tanzania have partnered for more than 10 years to combat the nation’s HIV/AIDS epidemic.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Sources: Government of Tanzania and the Abbott Fund
Results to Date

Abbott Fund Institute for Nutrition Science (AFINS)

We’re helping train health care professionals about the critical role of nutrition in improving health outcomes in hospital settings in China and Vietnam.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: Project HOPE, Boston University
Results to Date

Ultra Rice Nutrition Project

Rice is a staple in India, where millions suffer from malnutrition. Mixed with regular rice, PATH’s Ultra Rice provides a boost of micronutrients in every serving. Abbott and the Abbott Fund are sharing expertise and funding to help PATH further optimize formulations and expand India's market for fortified rice.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()

Haiti Malnutrition Project

Abbott and the Abbott Fund are joining forces with Partners In Health in Haiti to establish a sustainable model for addressing severe malnutrition.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: Partners In Health
Results to Date

Diabetes Education in Bolivia

In Bolivia, we’re working to combat the growing incidence of diabetes.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Sources: Direct Relief and Clinica Vivir con Diabetes
Results to Date

Maternal and Child Health Initiative in Afghanistan

The Abbott Fund partners with local NGOs to improve health care services and promote literacy among Afghan women and children.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Sources: Direct Relief and the Afghan Institute of Learning
Results to Date

Cambodia Nutrition Project

We’re working with Direct Relief to help reverse Cambodia’s severe childhood malnutrition problem.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Sources: Direct Relief and Angkor Hospital for Children
Results to Date

Disaster Relief Program

Abbott and the Abbott Fund support trusted partner organizations providing critical assistance.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: Direct Relief
Results to Date

Home-Based Counseling and Testing in Kenya

In Kenya, the Abbott Fund supports AMPATH's home-based counseling and testing initiative, designed to offer health care services to people living in even the most remote areas.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: AMPATH
Results to Date

Vietnam Nutrition Project

Abbott, the Abbott Fund and AmeriCares are improving the health and nutrition of schoolchildren in Vietnam.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: Giao Diem

Results cumulative since 2005

International Diabetes Federation

The Abbott Fund provided a $2 million grant to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), an umbrella organization of over 200 national diabetes associations in over 160 countries, to conduct a 4-year pilot project in India.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
FUNDING AREAS
Science Education

Family Science

Abbott scientists share the excitement of discovery with grade-school children and their families.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: Abbott



Results Since 2007

Operation Discovery

Middle school students visit Abbott labs to experience our passion for science.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: Abbott

Results Since 2007

Community Water Conservation

Fostering a water conservation ethic in areas of chronic scarcity.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: Project WET
Results to Date

Alternative Energy

A pioneering program teaches students the ABCs of alternative energy.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: Abbott
Results to Date

After School Matters

Abbott and the Abbott Fund bring science education to teens in underserved high schools in Chicago.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: After School Matters



Robotics Competition

FIRST® Robotics excites high school students about technology and invention.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: FIRST®

Results to Date

Asian Women's University

The Asian University for Women is educating Asia's most promising young women, teaching them to become the leaders of their countries tomorrow. The Abbott Fund partners with AUW to enhance its science curriculum equip its laboratories; support its students as well as Abbott scientists providing mentoring.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()

Science Outreach with COSI

In Ohio, the Center of Science and Industry brings science to life through more than 300 interactive experiences for all ages. The Abbott Fund sponsors two of COSI's outreach programs: COSI Academy, which introduces teens to STEMM careers, and COSI On Wheels: The Incredible Human Machine, a traveling exhibit that has already reached 40,000 elementary school students.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: Center of Science and Industry
Results to Date

You! The Experience Museum Exhibit

This stunning new museum exhibit guides visitors to a new understanding of the human body – and what it means to be human.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
Results to Date
FUNDING AREAS
Abbott Communities

Backpacks Full of Good Nutrition

The BackPack Program feeds hungry children when school is not in session.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: Feeding America

Results to Date

Free Health Clinics in Illinois

Uninsured and underinsured in Lake County, Illinois, depend on HealthReach's free medical clinics.

RESULTS
System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid.
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Int32 width, Int32 height, PixelFormat format)
   at System.Drawing.Bitmap..ctor(Image original, Int32 width, Int32 height)
   at AWS.Imaging.ImageResizer.ResizeAndSaveImage(String imagePath, String resizedImagePath, Int32 maxImageWidth, Int32 maxImageHeight)
   at AWS.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageDisplay.get_ImageUrl()
Results Source: HealthReach Clinic of Lake County, Illinois

Results to Date

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