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5 Ways to Keep Up the Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month Momentum

5 Ways to Keep up the Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month Momentum

In honor of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, we co-hosted #ChatMS with patient leaders Randy (@MustStopMS), Cathy (@CathyChes), and Caroline(@TheGirlWithMS). Together, we reflected back on the awareness month and brainstormed new ways to maintain momentum and advocacy even after Multiple Sclerosis Awareness month ends. Check out 5 key insights and highlights from our chat: #1 Keep…

10 Patient Leaders to Connect with During MS Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month may be recognized during the month of March; but thanks to MS patient leaders, finding support, raising awareness, and receiving education happens all year long. Because advocacy doesn’t stop when you live with an autoimmune condition that impacts your everyday life. And whether or not you have personal experience with…

9 Patient Leaders You Should Follow This Rare Disease Day

A disease is considered rare when it affects fewer than 200,000 people. Yet, 1 in 20 individuals will experience a rare disease in their lifetime. Many who have a rare disease often go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed for years, sometimes even decades. And when individuals do finally receive a proper diagnosis, it can be difficult to…

Announcing the 2021 WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board

Each year, the WEGO Health Awards help us uncover the top patient leaders of the online health community. This unique process relies heavily on input from thousands of patient communities and a hundred experts in the healthcare industry. So who better to guide us this next year than our WEGO Health Awards winners? The WEGO…

Announcing the 9th Annual WEGO Health Awards Finalists

There are thousands of patients and caregivers sharing their stories, raising awareness, and guiding others through their own patient journey. Their endless work and energy to ensure no patient feels alone or lost is admirable and worthy of recognition. At WEGO Health, we believe these individuals are the key to solving healthcare's biggest challenges and…
WEGO Health Pauses Facebook Advertising

WEGO Health Pauses Facebook Advertising

WEGO Health’s Patient Leader members rely on social media, and Facebook especially, for their work supporting their patient communities. A few months ago, we polled our members about Facebook’s privacy issues, and 93% felt their connection to their Facebook patient communities was too important to abandon. But to keep those communities safe, Facebook needs to…
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