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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.

Keep It Clean: New Tech Tools Give Healthcare Providers a Sanitary and Security Boost

HP's second generation of sanitizable PCs and all-in-one devices protect patients and hospital staff from bacteria and bugs.
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By Travis Marshall

Melinda Schmidt, a registered nurse, understood that dangerous pathogens were part of the hospital landscape while working as an emergency room nurse. Like all modern healthcare providers, she followed strict protocols for hand washing, wearing gloves, cleaning clinical spaces and other steps to help stop the spread of disease among patients and clinical and hospital staff. 

HP’s Christoph Schell Dreams in 3D

The president of 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing anticipates a sustainable future and how consumers — and the planet — will benefit from the fourth industrial revolution.
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By Roland Jones

Any parent whose child needs orthodontia knows that there are two kinds of pain that come with the traditional teeth straightening process. There’s the unavoidable pain of moving canines and cuspids, and then there’s the financial pain of paying for it.

Transforming Senior Living Through Wellness

How can we support a growing senior population through wellness-focused living?
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We often see generations shift entire industries, and today’s generation of seniors are no different. Baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) are increasingly faced with decisions regarding late-in-life care, for both their elderly parents and themselves. Given this, the need for safe and inviting senior communities has never been higher, and demands and expectations on how and where they want to live this next chapter of their lives is rapidly shifting the market.

A Systematic Approach Is Needed to Overcome the Talent Gap

Interview with Anurag Hans (Essilor) by Carolina Zishiri.
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Essilor International's Base of Pyramid (BoP) Innovation Lab develops new inclusive business models and acts as an incubator to test new approaches in partnership with NGOs, foundations and development funds. The BoP Innovation Lab works closely with Essilor’s 2.5 New Vision Generation (2.5 NVG) Division that is responsible for implementing and scaling up inclusive business models. It aims at providing vision care to underserved populations by building a taskforce of skilled primary vision care providers and micro-entrepreneurs in low-income communities.

A Different Kind of Vision: Why We’re Working to Make Prescription Labels More Accessible

By Russell Shaffer, Director – Culture, Diversity & Inclusion, Walmart
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When I was 10 years old, my parents took me to an optometrist for a routine eye exam. As a third grader, I thought the worst thing that could happen would be that I might get picked on if I wore glasses.

I did get a prescription for glasses that day. I also received some news that would dramatically change the rest of my life.

The doctor diagnosed me with retinitis pigmentosa, a rare genetic eye disease that results in progressive loss of sight and eventual blindness. After a trip to Boston to visit a specialist, the diagnosis was confirmed.

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.

Listening and Learning From the Rare Disease Patient

By Anne-Marie Law Chief Patient and Employee Experience Officer at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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In the world of rare diseases, where so many conditions remain undiagnosed and untreated, we take seriously the opportunity to really listen to and learn from patients and caregivers and their healthcare providers. At Alexion, innovation includes really focusing our collective efforts to strive toward understanding patients’ needs, including meaningful therapies and beyond. We are focused on innovating in all we do to improve the day-to-day experience of people living with a rare disease.

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.

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