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Today’s blog post comes to us from Mayra Lopes of GLOBALHealthPR Brazil partner, Tino Comunicação.

Planning, building strategy, fundraising… check! Next comes launch and the agenda is already full of activities. Just last week, collage-tino-pics-1024x393Tino Comunicação launched Saia da Bolha (Burst the Bubble) for primary immunodeficiency awareness. Primary immunodeficiency is a genetic disorder that attacks a patient’s immune system. To draw attention, the inauguration consisted of a performance: an actress was inside of a bubble around São Paulo’s bustling Paulista Avenue area performing routine tasks and captivating those passing by. [Read more…] about Glaucoma, Immunodeficiency, Rare Diseases and Sun Exposure: Four Awareness Campaigns Ready to Kick Off in Brazil

Today’s blog post comes to us from our GLOBALHealthPR partner in Australia, VIVA! Communications.

When reflecting on our nation, one tends to recall the poem I love a sunburnt country, penned by Australian author, Dorothea Mackellar in 1904. In her poem Mackeller describes our majestic, sun-drenched country as “a land of sweeping plains, of ragged mountain ranges, of droughts and flooding rains.” She paints an idealised portrait of Australia as a “wide brown land” of “far horizons,” a land of “jewel-sea”.

Mackellar’s romantic “land of the rainbow gold” continues to ring true to an extent. However, it is the health of her population that is suffering from the weight of chronic disease. [Read more…] about The Disheartening State of Our Nation’s Health