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The 2019 WEGO Health Awards turned out to be our biggest celebration yet! With over 6k nominations and 130k endorsements, we were able to celebrate more Patient Leaders than ever before. The program celebrates the top 5 finalists in each of the 15 WEGO Health Awards categories, but with so many nominations, it's nearly impossible…

2019: A Transformational Year in Review

2019 was a transformative year for WEGO Health’s Patient Leader Network. It was the year we brought to life a new platform designed by and for patient influencers and advocates looking to broaden their reach and deepen their impact. It was the year we joined with HLTH to honor the winners of the annual WEGO…

4 Common Pain Points Influencers Face in Video Creation

If you've ever watched a video from a patient advocate that made you stop, think and listen--you know that the power of change can start by simply pressing record! WEGO Health's new Video Basics for Patient Leaders Course helps patient leaders transition their message and mission into thought-provoking and enjoyable to watch videos. It's easy…

25 ways to get paid for your advocacy efforts

They say you're either in it for the love or the money. But for patient advocates, the reality is that their time-consuming efforts to transform the landscape of healthcare are careers. Their passion translates to hard work, time, and research. If they want to devote their lives to making a difference, it's a necessity that…

4 ways humor can elevate your message

As the winner of the 2018 WEGO Health Award for Hilarious Patient Leader, I'm often asked why I chose to approach cancer in such a humorous light. To be quite honest, it really comes down to one, single fact - I only have one, single testicle. Rather than hiding that I’m now 50% more aerodynamic…

5 Elements to Include in Your Next Public Speaking Presentation

Looking to craft the perfect keynote, but not sure where to start? Professional speaker, author and Crohn's patient Robin Farmanfarmaian is sharing her tips, tricks & strategies for nailing your next public speaking presentation. As someone who has given +100 presentations across 12 countries, we're confident she'll set you up for success! Check out these…
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