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COVID-19 Research Studies and Insights

As COVID-19 spreads rapidly around the globe, accurate and insightful information is at a premium. This COVID-19-related library provides information and resources developed by our experts to address this continually evolving public health situation across many facets: infectious disease research, data science operations, communications, and a range of additional areas.

Perspectives Blog—Technical Support to Homeless Assistance Providers

By Natalie Matthews, MSW
Senior Associate/Scientist, Social and Economic Policy

The need for social distancing means the delivery of services such as technical assistance (TA) must adapt to an entirely remote or virtual delivery system. So how do we provide necessary assistance in the time of COVID? The last few months have given me some ideas.

On the Frontlines Series—Using Real-Time Insights to Address Pandemic Challenges

Abt COVID-19 Assessment & Tracking Tool (CATT)

Abt Associates has developed a web-based assessment tool, built on Amazon Web Services (AWS), that helps organizations collect that essential COVID-19-related data from individuals during and after the pandemic. We’ve used our digital resources, significant questionnaire development expertise, and an internal and growing database of more than 1,250 COVID-19-related questions to identify the right areas to assess and the means to collect data. This combination of resources can help stakeholders develop valid assessment questions quickly and in many cases with external reference points for comparison.

Bold Ideas. Real Results.

Abt Associates is a global consulting and research firm that uses data and bold thinking to improve the quality of people’s lives. From increasing crop yields and combatting infectious disease, to ensuring safe drinking water and promoting access to affordable housing—and more—we partner with clients and communities to tackle their most complex challenges.