Health. Food security. Opioids. Child welfare. When parents need support, the services they rely on sometimes fail the family by imposing unnecessary child separations. How can we help systems work together so families can stay together? Abt Associates' Allison Hyra and Katharine Witgert have some suggestions.
How do we defeat tuberculosis? With sustainable solutions. With support from the private sector. With data. Abt’s Elaine Baruwa (SHOPS Plus’ Nigeria tuberculosis project manager) and Jason Brinkley (leader of our design and research group) break it down in the latest episode of The Intersect podcast.
To reform the energy sector in developing countries, good governance is a must. Energy expert Dana Kenney and governance guru Tiernan Mennen discuss the challenges of promoting sound environmental practices and energy security in “the gray areas” between local and national governments—and strategies for reaching egalitarian solutions—in the latest episode of The Intersect podcast.
Climate adaptation. Agriculture. Sustainability. They’re interconnected, but often addressed independently. Abt’s Sarah Kozyn and Lorine Giangola ask what if they combined their work with clients such as Feed the Future and CEADIR to address these issues holistically. We hope you'll join us at The Intersect.
How do we eradicate infectious diseases? By using machine learning to apply—and amplify—our accumulated knowledge and expertise across diseases. Take 10 minutes to hear Abt’s Jill Berkowitz and Sung-Woo Cho discuss how we can leverage #AI to eradicate diseases, address famine and more:
Challenges in areas ranging from education to the environment, gender to governance, health to housing don’t exist in a vacuum. Each month, Abt experts from two disciplines will explore ideas for tackling these challenges in our new podcast, The Intersect. In this inaugural episode, Colleen Moore and Megan O’Grady discuss how we can address housing needs as we confront the effects of climate change.