New York, NY, September 19, 2018 – KnowNow and the Latino Commission on AIDS announced today in New York City their agreement to establish a groundbreaking private/community partnership. Both organizations will work together to develop a joint effort to complement their strengths, as well promote a revolutionary way in addressing the impact of HIV, Sexual Transmitted Infections (STIs) and promote PrEP as a prevention strategy in the United States and US Territories.

Guillermo Chacón, President of The Latino Commission on AIDS, stated, “Our joint commitment to build this strategic partnership will be guided by the following visionary principles: creativity, innovation, energy, and leadership from both organizations. Our partnership will focus on seven key areas: revolutionary engagement in care and prevention, promotion of PrEP, health screening, education on HIV and STIs, community wellness, social marketing and customizing social network engagements.”

“The strategic partnership, named PUENTE SALUDABLE/HEALTHY BRIDGE, will develop joint efforts throughout the United States and US Territories to respond innovatively to the impact of HIV and STIs in diverse communities, especially those most vulnerable and hard to engage into prevention and care services,” stated Dr. Diana Ramirez, Principal of KnowNow.

“This amazing Strategic Partnership will be a positive and shining example of the power of active collaboration and cooperation to deliver unique services to the ever-changing needs of diverse communities throughout the United States and US territories.” state Dr. Marcelo Venegas, Provider of KnowNow.