Strong partnerships are key for building health equity to effectively address health disparities, expand access to resources and remove barriers that prevent people from living healthy lives. And, tackling the global issue of childhood malnutrition, which affects more than 1 in 5 children around the world, is no simple task.
Around the world, COVID-19 has made many a bad situation worse. In doing so, it also showed the world where improvements in care can make the greatest difference.
For underserved and low-income communities facing the pandemic and a corresponding rate of diabetes and pre-diabetes, that's exactly the kind of bad-to-worse scenario that is an opportunity to make a real change.
Abbott's Andrea Wainer discusses how access and affordability is transforming healthcare at Aspen Ideas: Health event.
The COVID-19 pandemic is driving major shifts in healthcare and society. And looking ahead, challenges get even bigger, with countries around the world struggling with overwhelmed health systems, widening health gaps and the escalating burden of disease and healthcare costs.
It's clear that "business as usual" won't be enough. Innovative and urgent action is needed to deliver better health today, and in the years to come.
Our BinaxNOW COVID-19 Test and FreeStyle Libre 2 both honored among Best New Products.
Knowledge is power. Especially when it comes to your health. That's why we created products to give people the information they need, when they need it most, to make the best decisions for their health — during a pandemic or not.