UNICEF's goal: demystifying Ebola to audiences around the world.
Susan Thiele, former Hill+Knowlton US healthcare practice leader and director of New York operations, has moved on to inVentiv Health.
Nelson Bostock is being rebranded Nelson Bostock Unlimited as part of a branding initiative encompassing 25 agencies owned by UK and US-based marketing services group Creston.
Samantha Cranko, previously at Chamberlain Healthcare Public Relations, has been tapped to lead Golin's healthcare practice in New York.
White House releases new anti-campus sexual assault PSA; Twitter's mission statement panned; How one brand also tried to #BreakTheInternet.
Monica Mahaffey is serving as acting director of the New York State Department of Health's public affairs group after Bill Schwarz left the role.
Waggener Edstrom has been appointed by baby charity Tommy's to conduct a UK-wide survey of midwives.
The holding company behind Burson-Marsteller and Hill+Knowlton Strategies has reported disappointing third quarter revenue growth at its PR and public affairs division.
After announcing a major restructuring last month, Philips has found a prime spot for digital in its overall strategy.
Five-year incumbent Ogilvy PR will work on a four-month bridge contract while the National Cancer Institute reviews its PR account.
New York officials said the city's first Ebola patient rode the A, 1, and L lines before testing positive for the virus.
Officials went into overdrive to stave off hysteria in the city, holding a press conference Thursday night not long after Dr. Craig Spencer was diagnosed with Ebola and isolated.
New York officials hold Thursday night Ebola press conference; Marshall University hires PR firm to tout football team ahead of College Football Playoff; Former RFK press aide dies.
Millennials care more about their health - but they're also more stressed out and depressed - according to a study released this week.
As major sports leagues evolve the way they deal with player concussions, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has launched a website to better explain the issue.
CVS isn't backing down after a social media influencer called for the chain to stop selling homeopathic remedies by downing a bottle of them herself.
The CDC is using a range of methods to calm the fears of hospital workers and the public about Ebola.
CDC to distribute new Ebola-treatment standards; Microsoft to unveil smartwatch; Mayer to reveal latest Yahoo turnaround plan.
GCI Health launched the Patients at the Center initiative this week, with the goal of determining ways to put consumers at the forefront of healthcare communications strategies.
Obama considers ebola-response czar; Twitter experiments with users' feeds; Biden son discharged from Navy Reserves.
Communications pros tell PRWeek how they are coordinating stakeholder and public-facing communications amid growing concerns about Ebola in the US.
The FDA is closing in on providing prescription drug and medical device companies with a clearer indication of best social media practices.
The spread of Ebola in West Africa has posed comms challenges in the region, where the focus is on containing the outbreak by educating those affected, and in the UK, where reassurance is more the order of the day.
PRWeek looks into the work of the key communicators on the opposing sides during US drugs company Pfizer's £69bn play for unwilling UK takeover target AstraZeneca.
The pharmaceutical asset-trading market is red hot.