Team VIVA!

Chickenpox vaccine significantly curbing childhood infection

Introduced to Australia in 2005, the chickenpox (varicella) vaccine has substantially reduced the incidence of this common childhood infection, according to a new report. Communicable Diseases Intelligence examined the impact of the chickenpox vaccine administered to children at 18 months of age. Pre- vaccine availability, Australia had an estimated 240,000 chickenpox cases each year, including…

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Peter Mac streamlines cancer treatment planning with deployment of Varian solution

Varian is today (Wednesday, October 3, 2018) announcing the installation of a cloud-hosted deployment of the Varian Eclipse™ treatment planning system and Velocity™ oncology imaging informatics system across five Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac) sites in Victoria, Australia. Peter Mac is one of the world’s leading cancer research, education and treatment centres. It operates…

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Worldwide recognition for GLOBALHealthPR partners

The past few weeks have seen our GLOBALHealthPR partners receiving worldwide recognition for their fantastic work in Health + Wellness PR. Last week, our agency, VIVA! Communications, was thrilled to clinch Australia’s ‘Best Public Health Initiative’ at the pharmaceutical industry’s annual PRIME Awards for our Enhancing Community Immunity Through Pharmacist-led Flu Vaccination campaign in partnership with…

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Pharmacy Guild of Australia & VIVA! Communications clinch Australia’s Best Public Health Initiative 2018 at PRIME Awards

Last night (September 20) Team VIVA! celebrated a huge win. Together with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, we clinched Australia’s‘Best Public Health Initiative 2018’award for our ‘Enhancing ‘community immunity’ through pharmacist-led flu vaccinationcampaign at the pharmaceutical industry’s annual PRIME Awards. Held at The Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney, the event attracted more than 800 of the…

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GLOBALHealthPR appoints VIVA! Communications ‘Asia-Pacific hub’ & welcomes Spurwing Communications as exclusive Singaporean partner

GLOBALHealthPR, the world’s largest partnership of independent health and science communications agencies, today appointed longstanding Australian partner, VIVA! Communications, ‘regional hub’ for Asia-Pacific. The strategic partnership also welcomed Singapore-based Spurwing Communications to its network today, further strengthening GLOBALHealthPR’s capabilities in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Having earned an enviable reputation for servicing the local, regional and…

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