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Cervical Cancer Patient Leader #FollowFriday – January 5th, 2018

January is cervical health awareness month. To help raise awareness, we're featuring three amazing cervical cancer survivors and Patient Leaders. Take a few minutes to learn about why they advocate and why talking about cervical health is so important in the lives of all the women we love.   Erica Frazier Stum Cervical Cancer Patient…

Patient Leader #FollowFriday – December 1st

WEGO Health does a lot of work with the IBD, Multiple Sclerosis and chronic pain communities. We can say for certain that the following three Patient Leaders are definitely worthy of your adoration on this Follow Friday! Not only are they wonderful people, but they are all 2017 WEGO Health Award nominees.     Sharon…

Hemophilia Patient Leader and Caregiver #FollowFriday – November 24th

We did a few Community Insight Groups with the Hemophilia community earlier this year and had the pleasure of getting to know a few of the incredible people advocating in this space. For this week's #FollowFriday let's meet some of the top Hemophilia and blood disorder advocates out there.     Dakota Rosenfelt Hemophilia Patient Leader Facebook …

Your advice to new Patient Leaders

WEGO Health is committed to amplifying the Patient Leader voice and it all starts with the first time a patient or caregiver shares their initial blog post, tweet or picture on Instagram. As Patient Leaders ourselves, Julie (WEGO Health Patient Leader Network Director), and I know that starting out on your advocacy journey can be…

How Patient Advocates can make the most of Awareness Holidays

Raising awareness about a disease or health concern can be an excellent means to foster an appreciation for patients and families, encourage donations to research, or even education about preventative measures. Awareness holidays offer major opportunities to get the word out about a specific disease or overall community. Patient advocates can take advantage of this…

Building​ Health Awareness Events Around Substance Abuse Awareness

As the battle to face the addiction epidemic continues to prove to be an important agenda, it is important that recovery advocates remain vigilant about speaking out. This coupled with a growing sober culture on the rise means that we are beginning to see local communities creating educational and advocacy events to bring more awareness…
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