Tag: patient leader


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…

10th Annual WEGO Health Awards | How it Works

In 2011, the WEGO Health Awards were created to embody the mission of WEGO Health: to empower patient leaders. Considering the WEGO Health Patient Leader Network is centered around these healthcare transformers, we knew it was up to us to celebrate their accomplishments. From this need to celebrate the leaders who make a difference, the…

5 Creative Ways Lupus Patient Leaders Are Raising Awareness

Here are 5 lupus patient leaders channeling their artistic talents into advocacy: Living la vida lupus can be all-consuming — from doctor’s appointments and treatments, to unpredictable flares and complications related to this autoimmune disease. Despite the challenges of navigating a lupus diagnosis, there are patients who are using their creativity and health experiences to…

How Our Health Community Can Improve Systemic Racism

Looking to better understand how you can fight racism and disparities within the health space? In this webinar replay, hosted by patient leader Monique Gore-Massy, you’ll gain a historical perspective on how current gaps in the US healthcare system came to exist. More importantly, you’ll walk away with actionable items for how you can continue…
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…
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