ICF International was awarded a two-year, $4.8 million contract to reach those affected by prescription opioid abuse.
The Omnicom Group firm has made staff changes to the health practice in the U.S., U.K., Spain, the Netherlands, Canada, and Mexico.
Gillespie started the medtech practice during a previous stint with W2O Group in 2007.
Edelman and Weber Shandwick are the lead PR agencies on pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline's new global marketing agency roster for its consumer healthcare business.
The band decided to pitch in to help the veterans' charity after getting their start in a military town.
He is replacing Martin Golden, who was appointed head of global marketing strategy.
Ninety businesses were invited to Viva Technology, an event launched by Maurice Lévy, and Groupe Les Echos' Francis Morel.
Global tech PR agency Hotwire has launched a global health tech practice, overseen from London by group chief development officer Andy West.
The top communicator at the pro choice group talks about the origins of the hashtag and communicating about a complicated topic before a Supreme Court decision.
The Valeant-owned devicemaker wanted its marketing to go beyond just communicating pélo's benefits to shedding the stigma around the practice of laser hair removal in a humorous and shocking way.
Although it hasn't been proven that the ingredient can cause cancer, some customers accused the soft-drink-maker of putting profits before safety by re-adding aspartame.
Agency head says WE Communications sees healthcare PR as the fastest-growing part of its business, and especially so in Asia-Pacific.
Seismic shock for UK PR as country votes out but practitioners highlight opportunities to help clients adapt
As the UK awoke to the news that Britain had voted to leave the EU by a margin of 52 per cent to 48 per cent and that Prime Minister David Cameron will leave office in the autumn, UK PR firms told PRWeek what they think the implications are for their businesses and their clients.
The agency has hired Sally Barton as head of the U.S. healthcare practice and Susan Goldstein will take on a dual role as chair global healthcare practice and president of growth initiatives.
The effort was not only a success by the client's standards, but also in terms of engaging Havas' millennial workforce.
Ogilvy Public Relations' Michael DiSalvo and Ben King, account directors in the firm's New York office, competed against 17 other teams.
Procter & Gamble executive Kelly Vanasse and other members of a panel at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity described how they're using social data in China to target groups of customers.
Pharmaceutical brands still need to demonstrate more empathy toward the patient, for one.
After the Orlando shooting, gay men were turned away from blood drives. A campaign explaining why had to reexamine its strategy.
India's Medulla Communications won seven prizes at the Pharma Lions in Cannes tonight, while Engine Group and Weber Shandwick were winners in the Health & Wellness Lions.
Brands and Olympic organizations are taking their cues from health officials when talking about the Zika virus. That's exactly what they should be doing, say experts.
Public health officials are learning more about Zika every day and working feverishly to develop a vaccine. In the meantime, they're targeting preventative communications at pregnant women.
Concussions will be back in the media spotlight when the Will Smith film hits theaters on Christmas Day, but that doesn't mean the NFL's business model faces long-term risk.
Contrary to popular belief, Addyi is not the female Viagra. That's the message drug-maker Sprout must get across to doctors and patients in the coming weeks.
While a straight-to-the-point, fact-based approach is often effective in healthcare PR, it's not the best option for trying to convince skeptical parents that they should vaccinate their children.