Cirkle has been appointed by BMR (Bio-Medical Research) Health to launch its women's health innovation aimed at coping with bladder weakness called Femifree.
City agency Abchurch Communications has been appointed to handle PR for Quantum Pharma ahead of its IPO, which is billed as the biggest AIM flotation in the pharmaceutical sector this year.
Creston, the UK-listed marketing and PR group, has reported a five per cent rise in half-year revenue to £37.3m, with the company buoyed by "good growth" and the addition of several major clients.
UNICEF's goal: demystifying Ebola to audiences around the world.
Highland Marketing has been brought in to launch a product by software development company Niche Health, which allows GPs to securely transfer patient information to third parties electronically.
Virgo Health's consumer health and wellbeing division has promoted two of its existing team, as well as winning a competitive pitch for the Meda Pharma account.
Public Health England (PHE) has awarded its consumer engagement brief to M&C Saatchi with Freuds, which was unable to pitch directly, as a sub-contractor.
Waggener Edstrom has been appointed by baby charity Tommy's to conduct a UK-wide survey of midwives.
Aileen Thompson, the former corporate comms director at Vodafone UK, is joining the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) as director of comms.
Kate Gibson has joined Cirkle as director of consumer as the agency wins a new account with US natural healthcare brand, Nature's Way.
Public and corporate affairs agency Hanover has rehired Emma Eatwell, who left in April 2013 to join healthcare business Swedish Orphan Biovitrum as head of public policy and advocacy.
Pegasus triumphed at the PRWeek Awards 2014 by landing the prestigious Consultancy of the Year prize.
A company offering the cancer treatment allegedly denied to Ashya King, the boy with a brain tumour taken from hospital without doctors' consent by his parents, is working with Results PR.
The branding firm surveyed 1,100 consumers in the US and UK, who rated healthcare areas such as primary-care physicians and specialists, pharmaceutical companies, health insurers, hospitals, and pharmacies.
Pediatric cancer organizations say the Empire State Building has unfairly shot down their requests to light the landmark gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Meanwhile, the building's management says its employees are being bullied.
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The Omnicom Group agency's longtime partner in Brazil, Ketchum Estratégia, will rebrand as Ketchum.
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