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About Abbott and the Abbott Fund

The Abbott Fund is a philanthropic foundation established by Abbott in 1951. The Abbott Fund's mission is to create healthier global communities by investing in creative ideas that promote science, expand access to health care and strengthen communities worldwide. For more information, visit www.abbottfund.org.

Abbott is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs nearly 90,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries. Abbott's news releases and other information are available on the company's website at www.abbott.com.

    Abbott Awards Scholarships to Students Living with Cystic Fibrosis to Help Them Pursue Their Dreams Image

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    11-16-10

    Abbott Awards Scholarships to Students Living with Cystic Fibrosis to Help Them Pursue Their Dreams

    Abbott today awarded the 2010 Thriving Student Achiever Scholarship to Jason Egbert, a student with cystic fibrosis who demonstrates exceptional academic achievement, community service, creative and artistic talent and passion for inspiring others. Jason Egbert from Rexburg,...

    Abbott Remains on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for the Sixth Consecutive Year in Recognition of Leading Corporate Citizenship Performance Image

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    11-10-10

    Abbott Remains on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for the Sixth Consecutive Year in Recognition of Leading Corporate Citizenship Performance

    Abbott was once again included on both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and North America Index, following the reassessment of 2010 scores announced by Dow Jones Indexes and SAM. This is the sixth consecutive year that Abbott has been named to both Dow Jones Sustaina...

    Abbott Joins Clinton Health Access Initiative in Effort to Improve Infant Testing for HIV in Africa Image

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    11-10-10

    Abbott Joins Clinton Health Access Initiative in Effort to Improve Infant Testing for HIV in Africa

    Abbott and the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) have joined forces to provide HIV testing to infants in all countries working in partnership with the CHAI. A key focus of this cooperation will be sub-Saharan Africa, which the World Health Organization estimates to acc...

    Abbott Again Recognized for Environmental Initiatives  Image

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    10-28-10

    Abbott Again Recognized for Environmental Initiatives

    Abbott announced today that it has received the annual Illinois Continuous Improvement Award for environmental excellence. It is the ninth time Abbott has been honored for its efforts to safeguard the environment and integrate sustainability initiatives at its corporate hea...

    Abbott Statement: Abbott Provides Support for Cholera Relief Efforts in Haiti Image

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    10-27-10

    Abbott Statement: Abbott Provides Support for Cholera Relief Efforts in Haiti

    Abbott and its philanthropic foundation the Abbott Fund are providing the following updates on relief efforts in Haiti:

    Abbott Supports Relief Efforts for Cholera Outbreak
    Abbott is providing $180,000 in support to help...

    Abbott Recognized for Environmental Performance, Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting  Image

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    10-27-10

    Abbott Recognized for Environmental Performance, Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting

    Abbott has been recognized for its global citizenship efforts in the areas of environmental performance and online corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting on three recent rankings:

    • Abbott was named among the top 10 percent of companies on NEWSW...
    Abbott Honored for Workplace Leadership for the  Tenth Consecutive Year by Working Mother Magazine  Image

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    09-14-10

    Abbott Honored for Workplace Leadership for the Tenth Consecutive Year by Working Mother Magazine

    Abbott announced today that it has been named one of the 100 Best Companies by Working Mother magazine. This was the tenth consecutive year that Abbott has been included on the prestigious list, which recognizes companies for leadership in providing family-friendly...

    Abbott Included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for Six Consecutive Years in Recognition of Leading Corporate Citizenship Performance Image

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    09-09-10

    Abbott Included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for Six Consecutive Years in Recognition of Leading Corporate Citizenship Performance

    Abbott announced today that it was included on both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and North America Index for the sixth consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) recognize the leading companies in each industry sector for responsible economic, ...

    Abbott Provides Initial Support for Flood Relief Efforts in Pakistan Image

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    08-25-10

    Abbott Provides Initial Support for Flood Relief Efforts in Pakistan

    Abbott and its philanthropic foundation the Abbott Fund are providing $335,000 (Rs 28.7 million) in initial humanitarian aid to help with flood relief efforts in Pakistan. Working in partnership with global relief partners and local organizations in Pakistan, Abbott and the...

    Abbott Fund-Sponsored Laboratory Training Initiative Helps Stem Critical Shortage of Medical Professionals in California Image

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    07-29-10

    Abbott Fund-Sponsored Laboratory Training Initiative Helps Stem Critical Shortage of Medical Professionals in California

    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. This scene seems unimaginable, but with the federal government estimating that nearly 140,000 new medical lab...

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