GCI Health is expanding its consumer health specialty, known as Well Living. The firm has promoted Elisia Canna to EVP of health and wellness to lead the group.
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.
Multibillion-pound pharma heavyweight Merck is pitching out UK PR work for its Seven Seas vitality brand.
The ALS Association has raised millions of dollars from people dumping buckets of ice on their heads, from Jimmy Fallon and The Roots to the New York Jets and Martha Stewart.
Lord Chadlington, who announced his forthcoming departure from Huntsworth yesterday, is "one of the greats" of the PR business and will be difficult to replace, according to friends and former colleagues.
NEW YORK: Porter Novelli has launched a US healthcare payor and policy advisory board, which will meet at least twice a year with the goal of helping the firm better advise clients.
Lord Chadlington has denied that a shareholder revolt led to him stepping down as CEO of Huntsworth, stating he made the decision to depart last year.
Walgreens says it will keep US tax base despite Alliance Boots takeover; Potential Sprint-T-Mobile, 21st Century Fox-Time Warner deals fall apart; BuzzFeed names Coleman president; Apple, Samsung call off international patent suits.
As the Ebola virus outbreak continues to worsen in West Africa, health organizations are ramping up their efforts to communicate information about the disease to the public.
Customers in the US described the altered flavor as strange, leading Coke to admit that consumers had not had the "greatest things to say" about the new formula.
Astellas has appointed Moyra Knight to serve as head of corporate and employee communications in the Americas region, effective August 4.
Target appoints a new CEO; Google faces another antitrust investigation in Europe; AMC eyes BBC America.
Leslie Dach, formerly the communications leader at Walmart, will join the Department of Health and Human Services as a senior counselor to Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell.
Gibson-Wright returned to MSLGroup in June from her role as global PR leader for medical diagnostics at GE Healthcare, having worked at the company since 2010.
The winning firm will be tasked with services including blogging and posting to social media, as well as creating online content, reports, fact sheets, video scripts, talking points or speeches, briefings, and senior-level presentations.
Sandler will manage health initiatives for all Mars brands, which span confectionary and savory foods and include Skittles, Orbit Gum, and Uncle Ben's.
Earlier in her career, Nayar served as head of strategy and capability development for policy, external affairs, and communications at Pfizer for 14 years.
Healthcare services company UDG Healthcare has acquired specialist PR agencies Galliard and Nyxeon in a deal worth £13m.
The WPP firm is working with Special Olympics International on a pro-bono basis with its sports marketing specialty group, The Fan Experience, leading account work.
The New Jersey-based pharma company has brought on Brian McCullough, Mark Bennett, and Joseph Hathaway for the roles.
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.
The Independent splashed this week on a story highlighting lobbyist John Murray as a conduit between medical suppliers and the policymaking of NHS England.
The Obama administration, state agencies, and insurance companies have readied aggressive marcomms campaigns as a six-month enrollment period into health-insurance exchanges is set to begin.