social media and health

Last week we were honoured at the peak pharmaceutical industry ‘PRIME Awards’ with a highly-coveted Public Relations accolade.

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Together with our client, bioCSL, we won the best ‘PR Campaign’ award for our highly innovative and integrated travel vaccines communications campaign entitled ‘Urging globetrotters, health professionals and travel consultants to prioritise travel health.’ [Read more…] about GLOBALHealthPR Partner VIVA! Communications Clinches Best PR Campaign at Premier Pharmaceutical Industry Event

Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Lais Cattassini of GLOBALHealthPR partner in Brazil, Tino Comunicação.

Diabetes is a big problem in Brazil. The country has over 13.5 million people with type 2 diabetes and it is believed that half of those people are not aware of their condition. Brazil has the fourth-highest number of diabetics in the world, and this number is expected to increase exponentially.

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Photos from the “Change your Values” campaign launch event in São Paulo, 2 September 2013.

[Read more…] about Changing Values to Tackle Chronic Disease

Special to GLOBALHealthPR from our Australian partner, VIVA! Communications:

When I first heard the rumblings that yet another mobile social media platform had launched into the market, I was somewhat sceptical.

But I have learnt a lot more about Instagram since. I now know that it boasts around 100 million users and after some research, have found that the free, instant photo-sharing app (now owned by Facebook) might just be of use to healthcare associations, organisations and even healthcare professionals. [Read more…] about Telling your Health Story with Instagram