NEW YORK, March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health, one of the most awarded professional and consumer health & wellness global communications networks and part of McCann Worldgroup, announced today that it was the only healthcare communications agency to be awarded one silver and two bronze medallions from the 2016 International AME Awards® for the World's Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness℠.
John Cahill, Global CEO, McCann Health, said, "As an industry, healthcare is massively underrepresented in the area of marketing effectiveness award shows. I'm extremely proud that McCann Health, as the one and only healthcare agency to win at the AME awards, is once again pioneering new frontiers. This is an important recognition of the strong results we are delivering for clients and underscores the validity of McCann Health's vision to help clients' brands and businesses play a meaningful role in people's lives."
McCann Health South Africa won the AME Silver Medallion for "Breathless Moments," its integrated mixed media campaign for AstraZeneca Repiratory. McCann HumanCare North America received two Bronze Medallions, one for "Spread the Love," a social activation for CeraVe and the other, in partnership with McCann NY, for "Let's End This," an integrated mixed media campaign for Reckitt Benkiser's Mucinex.
In December 2015, McCann Health earned top worldwide recognition as Healthcare Agency Network of the Year at the Global Awards, for the fourth year in a row. The Global Awards is a worldwide creative awards show that recognizes the best in healthcare and wellness advertising.
About McCann Health
Comprising the world's most connected community of health and wellness experts, McCann Health (www.mccannhealth.com) is the most awarded professional and consumer health communications network with the largest international expertise spanning 20 countries and 60 offices. McCann Health consists of three strong marketing communications global networks: McCann Torre Lazur, McCann Healthcare (professional) and McCann HumanCare (consumer health & wellness). Specialty units include McCann Echo (professional), McCann Global Health (public health), McCann Pharmacy Initiative, McCann Managed Markets, McCann Complete Medical, and Double Helix (market access, medical communications, strategic consultancy & research). McCann Health is a part of McCann Worldgroup and the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG).
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