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Healthcare is bright spot for Havas as Q2 organic revenue dives 18%

Healthcare is bright spot for Havas as Q2 organic revenue dives 18%

Dependence on Europe means it suffered more than some rivals, agency group insists.

Attacked by Trump, the WHO turned to Hill+Knowlton Strategies this spring

Attacked by Trump, the WHO turned to Hill+Knowlton Strategies this spring

The WPP firm laid out a six-week research and planning program for the embattled public health organization.

Syneos unveils fresh US and Europe comms leadership team

Syneos unveils fresh US and Europe comms leadership team

Syneos Health has unveiled a new leadership team across the US and Europe, in comms, strategy and advertising

California posts $6m tobacco control RFP

California posts $6m tobacco control RFP

The state expects to make a decision later this summer.

Fitness platform Gympass picks SourceCode as North American AOR

Fitness platform Gympass picks SourceCode as North American AOR

The company has more than 2,000 corporate clients.

California to release $6m anti-tobacco RFP

California to release $6m anti-tobacco RFP

The state wants to boost support for tobacco-free social norms with the seven-figure account.

PRWeek Convene returns Wednesday with virtual event on health and well-being

PRWeek Convene returns Wednesday with virtual event on health and well-being

A quartet of virtual sessions will focus on the health and well-being of everyone in the comms industry.

A snapshot of social COVID-19 conversations found bots, anti-vaxxers and concerns about medication access

A snapshot of social COVID-19 conversations found bots, anti-vaxxers and concerns about medication access

CMI/Compas releases a weekly COVID-19 social listening report.

Animated Northwell Health ad shows badass little girl uniting New York amid pandemic

Animated Northwell Health ad shows badass little girl uniting New York amid pandemic

"New Yorkers are strong individuals, and we want to continue to provide positive visuals and messages and reassure them that we will persevere."

FTI Consulting names Bob Josephson healthcare, life science MD

FTI Consulting names Bob Josephson healthcare, life science MD

He’s a veteran of Purdue Pharma, WWE and FEMA.

Michael Phelps, Panasonic team up for Mental Health Awareness Month

Michael Phelps, Panasonic team up for Mental Health Awareness Month

They are providing social-emotional curricula to Boys & Girls Clubs.

3 agency entries for New York governor Andrew Cuomo's mask PSA

3 agency entries for New York governor Andrew Cuomo's mask PSA

Cuomo called for a free-to-enter contest to produce work telling residents to wear a mask.

Ad Council effort tells young people to be there for each other, even from afar

Ad Council effort tells young people to be there for each other, even from afar

Droga5 created this phase of the national suicide prevention campaign Seize the Awkward.

Coronavirus Briefing: Testing, connectivity and naked healthcare workers

Coronavirus Briefing: Testing, connectivity and naked healthcare workers

Today’s Coronavirus Briefing is 1,117 words and will take you six minutes to read.

Walgreens Boots Alliance starts global search for marcomms agency

Walgreens Boots Alliance starts global search for marcomms agency

The review is part of a broader digital transformation at the company.

Telehealth startup MedSign names Hudson Cutler global AOR

Telehealth startup MedSign names Hudson Cutler global AOR

The company is behind the Qortex Telehealth platform.

Agency holding companies buckle up for tough ride ahead

Agency holding companies buckle up for tough ride ahead

The culmination of Q1 financial results season shed light on the performance and strategies of the main marketing services networks – with bright spots dotted among inevitable caution.

Blue Shield of California, DoSomething.org support teen mental health during COVID-19

Blue Shield of California, DoSomething.org support teen mental health during COVID-19

The insurer and nonprofit created a platform where teens can share stress and anxiety tips during the pandemic.

Facebook criticized for 'pseudoscience' ad-targeting category

Facebook criticized for 'pseudoscience' ad-targeting category

The platform has paused availability of other ad-targeting categories after this was exposed.

CVS Health names Kym White chief comms officer

CVS Health names Kym White chief comms officer

White led the CVS Health account during her time at Edelman.

Analysis

Talk to everyone: Breaking down Fauci’s media relations strategy

Talk to everyone: Breaking down Fauci’s media relations strategy

The most trusted man in America on COVID-19 is taking his authenticity wherever Americans consume media, from Vanity Fair to Desus & Mero.

‘Almost every aspect of clients’ business is impacted’: Firms adapt for coronavirus

‘Almost every aspect of clients’ business is impacted’: Firms adapt for coronavirus

From virtual meetings to daily newsletters, agencies are meeting new client needs caused by COVID-19.

Kicking the habit: Most large agencies swear off e-cigarette clients

Kicking the habit: Most large agencies swear off e-cigarette clients

Many firms' policies put little to no daylight between vaping and Big Tobacco.

Why mental health advocates are backing Burger King's Unhappy Meals

Why mental health advocates are backing Burger King's Unhappy Meals

Some dismiss it as a cheap stunt, but experts say the campaign could help young consumers.

Eugene the Egg revealed as 'cracking campaign' for mental health

Eugene the Egg revealed as 'cracking campaign' for mental health

The mystery behind one of the hottest Insta stars to emerge on the social media platform has finally been broken. PR pros wade in to Eugene's eggcellent campaign.

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