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2011-03-07 15:56:55

The doors to a specialized pediatric HIV/AIDS outpatient clinic in Tanzania opened today in Mbeya, the region with the second highest HIV/AIDS prevalence in the country.

2011-01-07 10:55:00

BOSTON and ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Partners In Health (PIH) and Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and its philanthropic foundation, the Abbott Fund, today announced a partnership to empower Haitians to create local solutions to the longstanding problem of severe malnutrition in Haiti.

2010-11-16 09:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) has been recognized by The Chronicle of Philanthropy as one of the most generous companies in the U.S., ranking No. 5 out of 162 of the largest U.S. companies that participated in the magazine's survey of 2009 giving.

2010-07-28 09:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine needing a critical test at your local hospital, but having to wait days to be tested because there was no laboratory professional available to run the tests.

2010-06-10 15:20:43

A newly modernized pediatric hospital ward and children's clinic in Malawi will provide access to improved facilities for children in a country with one of the highest childhood mortality rates in the world.

2010-03-19 09:14:00

HANOI, Vietnam, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Abbott Fund, the philanthropic arm of the global health care company Abbott (NYSE: ABT), and the Global Health Primary Care Initiative (GHPCI) at the Boston University School of Medicine joined Bach Mai Hospital, the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) and Hanoi Medical University today to announce the opening of the Abbott Fund Institute of Nutrition Science (AFINS).

2010-01-18 19:36:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Working directly with humanitarian partners to help address the growing health care crisis, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) is expanding its support for relief efforts in Haiti.

2010-01-13 20:10:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and its philanthropic foundation the Abbott Fund have committed to provide $1 million in initial humanitarian aid in response to the earthquake in Haiti.


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