Who are you and what do you do?
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
At Abbott we strive to help people live their lives to the full, starting with good nutrition. Drawing on more than 90 years of experience in specialist nutrition, we’re devoted to developing products that really make a difference.
What are your business objectives with regards to allergy and supporting people with allergic disease?
Every parent wants their child to have the best start in life. At Abbott, our mission is to provide leading, science-based nutritional solutions for infants and children with food allergies. Through our heritage in immunology and expertise in nutrition we can support families and children managing food allergies each step of the way.
Why have you chosen to partner with Allergy UK?
Abbott’s nutrition business partners with healthcare professionals worldwide to offer the most trusted nutrition products for every stage of life, helping infants, children and adults live their best possible life through the power of health. Abbott’s nutrition business in the UK has chosen to partner with Allergy UK because they understand the vital role that Allergy UK plays in raising allergy awareness amongst the general public and supporting those who are affected by allergies.
What is the overall objective for the partnership?
Abbott’s Infant & Paediatric Division is delighted to support Allergy UK and education in the area of allergy, most recently by supporting Allergy UK’s ‘Weaning your food allergic child’ campaign. The objective being to support parents and carers of food allergic children by raising allergy awareness amongst the general public and by providing useful complementary feeding tools and resources to help those affected by allergy.