Category Archives: Miscellaney

Communications + Medicine = Public Health – The WHO HIV Guidelines and the Role of Comms

Last August I wrote a posting about the important role of communications during the initial stages of an emerging contagious or communicable disease. But communications not only serves a vital purpose at the beginning of an epidemic, it also does … Continue reading

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Preparing Ahead – When Events Overtake Communications

Sometimes events present us with a seismic shift in the environment. And often when that happens, we have to have new language to describe the altered terrain. Inevitably there are gaps in our understanding. Familiar frames of reference become obsolete. … Continue reading

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Eye on FDA’s 9th Birthday

It is hard to believe, but today – February 9, 2015 – I have passed the ninth marker of Eye on FDA. It seems like only a short time ago that I was reading a friend’s excellent and humorous blog … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun – Communications Tips on The Sunshine Data Publication

The Sunshine Act will peek out from behind some, but not all, of the clouds on the horizon soon, leading to a new day in transparency on payments between the medical products industry and those who provide care. ┬áData will … Continue reading

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FDA Looking for New Head of CDER Communications

For those who have had the pleasure of working with Julie Zawisza in the past, the news is that she has moved on to a new role at FDA. ┬áThat means her former position in communications at the Center for … Continue reading

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