Improving Diabetes Screening, Treatment and Awareness
In Cochabamba, Bolivia’s third-largest city, an estimated 10 percent of adults suffer from diabetes. The Abbott Fund works to educate, counsel and care for the country's diabetes sufferers while backing a new digital records system to track patient data.
Expanding Access to Quality Health Care
Although Lake County, Illinois, is one of America’s wealthiest, more than 30 percent of its population – some 249,879 people – are underinsured or have no health insurance. Fortunately, they can depend on HealthReach, a not-for-profit organization that operates the county’s only free health clinics.
Transforming Health Care in Remote 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.
Creating A Global Gestational Diabetes Model Approach To Care
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.