Tag: Awareness events


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…

Today is Acromegaly Awareness Day!

With so many awareness months, do you have time for one whole awareness day?! November 1st, today. A rare, one-day opportunity for a rare disease…ACROMEGALY! Who-hoo!! Acromegaly is a GH (growth hormone) producing tumor. First, it is on the pituitary-gland which is basically back between your eyes. It is the control center for just about…

#HAchat Recap: On Offline Awareness Events

For Health Activists it doesn’t get more IRL than awareness events.  We know that many members of the WEGO Health community must have attended at least one awareness event in their life, whether it be a talk at a local organization or book store, a walk, a conference, or a fundraiser.  But what goes into…

May Poll: Your Community, Your Reach

Alright, let's see what Health Activists have to say on our May topic! Think about how you interact with your community now - what's your go-to way to connect with others?  Now, think into the future of your health advocacy - what would you like to try to take your reach, your connection, and your…
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