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Abbott Statement: Abbott Provides Support for Cholera Relief Efforts in Haiti
Date:10/27/2010

Haiti relief efforts build on Abbott's existing philanthropic partnerships to expand access to health care in the country.  Since 2007, Abbott and the Abbott Fund have provided more than $34 million in grants and product donations to help address health needs in Haiti, including maternal and child health, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and malnutrition.

Pre-Positioned Abbott Products Supported Early Relief Efforts

Abbott products were in use immediately following the earthquake in Haiti.  Last year, Abbott worked with Direct Relief International to strategically pre-position essential products in Haiti to prepare for potential natural disasters.  As a result of this work, several health centers in Haiti were able to provide an initial quantity of Abbott rehydration solutions, antibiotics and nutritional products to people in need following the earthquake.

Video of Abbott products being packed by Direct Relief International for use in Haiti is available at http://agendanyc.com/clients/abbott/preparedness.htm.  Filmed in mid-2009, this footage highlights ongoing efforts to pre-position aid.

About Abbott and the Abbott Fund

Abbott is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacturing 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.

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 on the Abbott Fund, visit www.abbottfund.org.


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