World Thrombosis Day Campaign Wins PRSA 2022 Silver Anvil Award for Excellence in Global Communications

May 26, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, NC, USA, May 26, 2022– World Thrombosis Day, an awareness campaign led by the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), is proud to announce that it has been awarded the 2022 Silver Anvil Award for Excellence in Global Communications from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

The PRSA Silver Anvil Awards are among the most prestigious public relations honors in the United States that recognize excellence in the field of communications and media relations. Specifically, this award honors the global outreach efforts of the World Thrombosis Day 2021 campaign.

Recognized on October 13, World Thrombosis Day focuses attention on the often overlooked and misunderstood condition of thrombosis, also known as blood clots. The mission of the campaign is to increase the awareness of thrombosis, including its causes, risk factors, signs, symptoms, evidence-based prevention and treatment.

“On behalf of the entire World Thrombosis Day team, we are so proud to receive a Silver Anvil Award, which celebrates the best strategic public relations campaigns of the year and outstanding organizational excellence,” said Melissa DiMercurio, Media Relations Manager at the ISTH. “We want to thank all of our World Thrombosis Day partners and supporters across the globe for their dedication to the campaign’s mission to increase awareness of thrombosis. We also owe a special thank you to the World Thrombosis Day Scientific Steering Committee for its commitment to education through its research and sharing expertise for media commentary throughout the campaign year.”

Click here to view a full list of the PRSA 2022 Silver Anvil Award winners. To learn more about the World Thrombosis Day campaign, visit

About the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH)

Founded in 1969, the ISTH is the leading worldwide not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions related to thrombosis and hemostasis. ISTH is an international medical-scientific professional membership organization with more than 7,500 clinicians, researchers, and educators working together to improve the lives of patients in more than 110 countries around the world. Among its highly regarded activities and initiatives are education and standardization programs, research activities, meetings and congresses, peer-reviewed publications, expert committees, and World Thrombosis Day on 13 October. Visit ISTH online at

Media Contact:
Melissa DiMercurio
Media Relations Manager
International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH)



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