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Five Cannes Lions Campaigns We Liked: Your Winner Revealed

PRWeek UK's pick of the best PR and comms campaigns from Cannes Lions ended up with nearly 700 votes in total. Find out the winner below...
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By Rob McKinlay

PRWeek's five favourite campaigns from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity ended up a two-horse race, with a tense denouement befitting of two worthy protagonists.

Eventually it was won with more than 350 votes by US health insurer Aflac, which gave cancer-afflicted children over three years old an interactive toy duck – the company's logo – free of charge.

P&O Cruises Guests Help Save Lives of Newborn Babies in PNG With Their Contributions to P&O Pacific Partnership

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July 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ A tiny bracelet is helping to save the lives of thousands of newborn babies in PNG and P&O Cruises’ guests are playing a part through the power of their one dollar contributions to the P&O Pacific Partnership.

PNG has one of the world’s highest infant mortality rates with 6,000 babies dying each year before the age of four weeks, in many cases due to hypothermia caused by a sudden fall in body temperature.

JLABS @ Shanghai: The Innovation Hub That's Poised to Shake Up the Healthcare Start-Up Scene in Asia

By Nicole Frehsee Mazur
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Sharon Chan, head of the first Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS, in Asia, gives us a tour of the exciting new incubator that's designed to help entrepreneurs turn great ideas into great products.
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Sharon Chan, head of the first Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS, in Asia, gives us a tour of the exciting new incubator that's designed to help entrepreneurs turn great ideas into great products.

Regional Health Provides Cancer Patients With a New Fun Tool

By Cali Montana
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA, TV) - Rapid City Regional Health welcomed some new feathered friends to its pediatric floor.

Thanks to a donation from Aflac, the hospital is providing young patients with a new fun tool.

"It's a gift that we can give to all of our patients that we see who have cancer and are receiving chemo. It's a way for them to communicate their feelings," says Regional Health Nurse Amanda Horsley.

Aflac Reports on Effort to Give Children With Cancer Huggable Robots

Aflac says some of the money for the Aflac Duck robots comes from donations from agents.
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By Allison Bell 

A foundation affiliated with Aflac Inc. has given toy robots that look like the Aflac Duck to children who are facing cancer in about 200 U.S. hospitals and clinics, Aflac said today.

The Columbus, Georgia-based company started distributing My Special Aflac Duck robots last year.

Teva Drives Progress to Address Pressing Global Health Challenges While Maintaining Focus on Compliance

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Jerusalem, July 11, 2019 – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) published today its 2018 Social Impact Report, highlighting how the world’s leading provider of generic medicines helped create a healthier world through its product portfolio, patient programs, environmental sustainability actions and corporate culture rooted in compliance and ethics.  

P&O Cruises’ Guests Play a Part in Saving One Ni Van Life so That Others Can Be Saved in Health Emergencies

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July 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — When 35-year-old Ni Van paramedic trainee Jerome Sese suffered a heart attack recently, P&O Cruises’ guests played a part in saving his life through their contributions to the guest-funded P&O Pacific Partnership.

With combined support from the Partnership and P&O itself, Jerome is now on the path to a full recovery following cardiac surgery so that he can resume his work with ProMedical Vanuatu providing emergency ambulance care for local communities.

CVS Health Announces Aggressive New Plans to Combat the Significant Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Youth

New funding signals strategy shift in year four of Be The First initiative
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Given the significant increase in the number of teens using e-cigarettes, CVS Health today announced that it and its charitable foundations will award a total of more than $10 million in 2019 to support youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention strategies and education delivered in classrooms, by clinicians and in communities across the United States.

“My Life's Mission Is Finding a Way to Prevent HIV”: Meet the Lead Scientist on a Promising Female-Focused Vaccine Trial

By Darren Frei
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A study of women, by women. We're talking about the Imbokodo trial, which is evaluating an investigational HIV vaccine in sub-Saharan Africa. As the study hits a key milestone, we sat down with South African physician and scientist Glenda Gray, who's at the helm of the groundbreaking trial.

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A study of women, by women. We're talking about the Imbokodo trial, which is evaluating an investigational HIV vaccine in sub-Saharan Africa. As the study hits a key milestone, we sat down with South African physician and scientist Glenda Gray, who's at the helm of the groundbreaking trial.

365 Days of Caring: 13 Ways Johnson & Johnson Helped Progress Health for Humanity in 2018

By Camille Chatterjee
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From a $10 million pledge to UNICEF in support of health workers to promising news about a preventive HIV vaccine regimen, the company’s new 2018 Health for Humanity Report details how Johnson & Johnson is dedicated to creating a better future for everyone, everywhere.

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From a $10 million pledge to UNICEF in support of health workers to promising news about a preventive HIV vaccine regimen, the company’s new 2018 Health for Humanity Report details how Johnson & Johnson is dedicated to creating a better future for everyone, everywhere.

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