Category: WEGO Health


10 Ways You Can Advocate for the Invisible Disabilities Community

To recognize Invisible Disabilities Week, we invited patient leaders of the invisible disabilities community to join forces to support, empower, and raise awareness for their communities. During this community chat, we discussed key topics and issues impacting patients with invisible disabilities such as self-advocacy, the workplace and disability, and overcoming the challenges of “invisible” symptoms.…

15 Things to Consider When Discussing Mental Illness

Millions of individuals are living with a mental illness around the world, and yet, these conditions are too frequently considered taboo and misunderstood. Thankfully, patient leaders are stepping up to the challenge to erase the stigma behind mental illness for good! To recognize Mental Illness Awareness Week, we asked the Patient Leader Network what they…

Announcing the 10th Annual WEGO Health Awards Finalists

For the last decade, WEGO Health has celebrated the WEGO Health Awards annually, in hopes of recognizing and honoring the thousands of patients and caregivers supporting the online health community. Even after an entire decade of celebrating patient leaders, we continue to be blown away by the impact, stories, and missions of the WEGO Health…

WEGO Health Named PM360 2021 Trailblazer Awards Finalist

PM360 has announced the finalists for its 13th annual Trailblazer Awards. PM360, a leading life sciences marketing industry trade publication, established the Trailblazer Awards in 2009 to recognize and honor outstanding companies, marketers, marketing teams, brand managers, and initiatives that have demonstrated innovation and achieved incredible results in the life sciences. WEGO Health is proud…

What is a ‘Patient Leader’?

We all have physical and mental health. Which means at some point in our lives, we’ve probably found ourselves in a doctor’s office waiting for our own or our loved one’s name to be called. And whether you identify as a “patient” or not, you or someone close to you likely fits the definition of…

Health Equity For All: Why it Matters & How to Take Action

As patient leaders, it’s impossible to represent our communities without understanding and promoting health equity for all members. Ensuring that every patient has the chance to access and receive the care, support, and resources they need to navigate their health is an essential part of patient advocacy. While Minority Health Month may have been in…
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