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Why McCann Has Painted a Peruvian Highway with Sunblock

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McCann Peru launches a stunt for Liga Contra el Cáncer on billboards aside one of the country's busiest highways

Why McCann Has Painted a Peruvian Highway with Sunblock

Peru ranks first in the world in matter of ultraviolet radiation, where skin cancer has been increasing alarmingly with about a thousand new cases of melanoma. To make people be aware and protect themselves, McCann Lima developed for Liga Contra el Cáncer the initiative  #YoUsoBloqueador (#IUseSunblock). So it painted with sunblock the faces on the billboards of 21 brands that advertise on the Panamericana Sur.

This is the busiest highway among Lima and the country´s coastline, where in summer season an average of one million 600 thousand vehicles with millions of people go to different Peruvian beaches .

“This summer we have decided to do a unique and never seen before action in our country  to share an important prevention message to the swimmers and summer visitors”, said Damary Milla, general manager of Liga Contra el Cancér.

“With this idea we would like to have kilometers of billboards calling people to protect themselves , so nobody can have excuses to forget to use sunblock as all the models show their skin protected. It was awesome to get tens of brands involved in an idea which has an important social purpose. It´s a way of saying that all of us have to be involved ,  that it´s a cross-sectional task; while letting brands to be meaningful in people´s lives”, expressed Christian Caldwell, chief creative officer of McCann Lima.

#IUseSunblock  has the support of Unique and the active participation of companies such as AFP Habitat, Banco Pichincha, Coca-Cola, Culqi, Diners Club, Entel, Euroamerican College, Ford, Glovo, Grupo Líder, Grupo Norte, Huggies, Inca Kola, Kativa, Kio, LOA, Magnesol, Pepsi, Ripley Smart Fit and Yape.

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Genres: Comedy

Categories: Beauty & Health, Sun care

McCann LATAM, Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:21:09 GMT