Year: 2019


Acromegaly Awareness: You’re Very Complicated

To celebrate and recognize Acromegaly Awareness Day, we asked Patient Leader Kara LaFrance to share her acromegaly story. We invite you to share your own acromegaly story on social media as well. The more that we can share stories and information about acromegaly, the more we can raise awareness and help each other! You’re Very…
From petri dish to center stage patient leaders at HLTH

From Petri Dish to Center Stage: Patient leaders are in the spotlight at HLTH

“It’s time.” It was a spot-on comment. One of many I took away from my conversation with Toby Peach when we met up recently in New York. He was in town from London and I was eager to hear his story. Toby is a writer, actor and social justice activist. He’s also a 31-year-old cancer…

Presenting the 2019 WEGO Health Awards Winners

Each year, the WEGO Health Awards program aims to shed light on the advocacy work of Patient Leaders across all condition areas, platforms, and continents. This year, the eighth cycle of the program, proved to be the biggest celebration yet. With over 6,000 nominations and 130,0000 endorsements, we were able to recognize more Patient Leaders…

2019 WEGO Health Awards Schedule of Events

We could not be more excited to kick-off this year's WEGO Health Awards celebration. With over 6,000 nominations and over 130,000 endorsements, the 8th annual WEGO Health Awards celebration has proved to be the biggest one yet! The WEGO Health Awards are so exciting - it truly is a celebration throughout the entire awards season.…

Announcing the 2019 WEGO Health Awards Finalists

Within advocacy, there are a variety of avenues you can take, and we’re honored to celebrate Patient Leaders across all condition areas, all platforms, all countries, and all continents with the WEGO Health Awards. As we celebrate the 8th annual WEGO Health Awards, we are once again, blown away by the tremendous work of the…

WEGO Health Influencer Series: Micro-Influencers

The influencer marketing industry is experiencing extreme growth, jumping from a $1.7 billion in 2016 to an expected $6.5 billion this year. The healthcare industry has a lot to learn from other industries that are applying influencer marketing practices successfully. As a company that connects life sciences companies and pharma with patient influencers, we’re often…
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