WASHINGTON D.C., September 19, 2012 – JPA today announced its acceptance to the International Public Relations Network (IPRN), the world’s largest independent public relations agency network. With deep healthcare communications experience, JPA’s IPRN membership is further acknowledgment of its reputation and capacity for executing global health PR campaigns.

IPRN is an international network of independently-owned communications firms. The Network represents agencies that think globally and provide regional services. Through IPRN’s global network, JPA gains competent and skilled public relations allies in more than 35 countries, spanning six continents throughout the world.

“JPA is proud to be a member of this thriving network,” said Carrie Jones, the agency’s principal and managing director. “Increasingly our work is focused on reaching global audiences, which can require a local presence, something that our fellow IPRN members can provide while maintaining our standards for quality.”

With offices currently in Washington, D.C., Cambridge, Mass. and London, United Kingdom, JPA provides strategic communications and advocacy services for pharmaceutical, not-for-profit organisations and government clients. Working exclusively in healthcare, JPA implements a range of public relations, policy and digital media strategies to reach the influencers who drive change. Through this work, JPA maintains meaningful relationships with international patient and professional organisations, influential reporters and other relevant stakeholders across a number of health issues.