Tanzania Health Systems Strengthening
Abbott, the Abbott Fund and the Government of Tanzania's unique public-private partnership is implementing one of the most comprehensive initiatives in Africa to strengthen a country’s health care system and address critical areas of need.
Made in Haiti: Partners In Health, Abbott and the Abbott Fund Open New Nutrition Facility
Abbott and the Abbott Fund are contributing more than $6.5 million in addition to expertise of more than 50 Abbott staff across multiple functions, to expand Partners In Health’s local production of Nourimanba. Nourimanba, like other ready-to-use therapeutic foods, is a high-calorie, high-protein, fortified peanut-based paste that is proven to dramatically improve the health of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
Making Science Fun for the Whole Family
Abbott’s Family Science program brings kids, their parents and teachers together with some of our best scientists for fun, exciting evenings filled with experiments and hands-on lessons in the principles of scientific discovery and technological innovation.
Feeding Chronically Hungry Schoolchildren
Many children rely on free or reduced-priced school lunches for basic nutrition, but who feeds them during weekends and school vacations? We provide major support for Feeding America’s BackPack Program, designed to feed hungry kids when other resources aren’t available.
Bringing Middle Schoolers to Abbott
Abbott’s Operation Discovery program brings middle school students and teachers into our laboratories to experience our company’s passion for science and discovery firsthand. More than 3,700-middle school students have participated to date.