Category: Patient Leader Network


FTC Guidelines for Influencers & Advocates

Endorsing brands is nothing new. From Kim K. to Tom Brady, major influencers are constantly endorsing all sorts of brands! We’re excited to see healthcare companies finally considering Patient Leaders to be major influencers as well, but are you aware of all the rules and regulations you need to follow as a paid influencer? Your…

4 ways humor can elevate your message

As the winner of the 2018 WEGO Health Award for Hilarious Patient Leader, I'm often asked why I chose to approach cancer in such a humorous light. To be quite honest, it really comes down to one, single fact - I only have one, single testicle. Rather than hiding that I’m now 50% more aerodynamic…

5 Elements to Include in Your Next Public Speaking Presentation

Looking to craft the perfect keynote, but not sure where to start? Professional speaker, author and Crohn's patient Robin Farmanfarmaian is sharing her tips, tricks & strategies for nailing your next public speaking presentation. As someone who has given +100 presentations across 12 countries, we're confident she'll set you up for success! Check out these…

Blown Away By Patient Stories: Top Takeaways From HLTH 2019

Elevating the patient voice is our passion at WEGO Health. It’s baked into everything we do. So when HLTH reached out earlier this year to explore how we could work together to bring the patient voice to its second annual conference in Las Vegas, we were ecstatic. As HLTH's partner we saw an opportunity to…

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…

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…
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