KnowNOW and The Latino Commission on AIDS Establish Strategic Partnership



From left to right Dr. Marcelo Venegas, Provider of KnowNOW; Dr. Diana Ramirez, Principal of KnowNOW; and Guillermo Chacon, President of the Latino Commission on AIDS.


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.





KnowNow is a start-up company that aims to help solve the crisis and burden of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV. We provide testing and treatment for STDs and HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). By using telehealth, KnowNow offers medical care that is private, confidential and accessible anywhere. KnowNow works with compassionate doctors and a caring team that will closely guide patients through lab testing and treatment. KnowNow believes that by using telehealth, underserved and hard to reach populations, can have better access to medical care. For more information, visit: www.knownowstd.com

The Latino Commission on AIDS (Commission) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1990 dedicated to addressing the health challenges and responding to the impact of HIV/AIDS in the Latino/Hispanic communities. The Commission is the leading national Latino AIDS organization coordinating National Latino AIDS Awareness Day and other prevention, research, capacity building and advocacy programs across the United States and its territories. For more information visit: www.latinoaids.org or www.hispanicnet.org.





KnowNow y La Comisión Latina sobre el SIDA anuncian relación estratégica



Nueva York, NY, 19 de septiembre de 2018- La Comisión Latina sobre el SIDA y KnowNow anuncian relación privada/comunitaria estratégica y pionera. Ambas entidades trabajarán para desarrollar un esfuerzo conjunto para complementar sus fortalezas, para promover una forma revolucionaria de respuesta al impacto del VIH, las infecciones de transmisión sexual (ITS) y promover PrEP como modalidad preventiva en los Estados Unidos y sus territorios.

Guillermo Chacón, presidente de la Comisión Latina sobre el SIDA, declaró: "Nuestro compromiso conjunto para construir esta relación estratégica se guiará por principios visionarios: creatividad, innovación, energía y liderazgo de ambas entidades. Nuestra asociación se centrará en siete áreas claves: participación revolucionaria en la atención médica y prevención, promoción de PrEP, pruebas/exámenes de salud, educación sobre el VIH y las ITS, bienestar comunitario, mercadeo social y vinculo a redes sociales."

"La asociación estratégica, PUENTE SALUDABLE, desarrollará esfuerzos en conjuntos en los Estados Unidos y sus territorios. Para responder de forma innovadora al impacto del VIH y las ITS en diversas comunidades, especialmente las más vulnerables y difíciles de alcanzar en los servicios de prevención y atención de salud. "Declaró la Dra. Diana Ramirez, Ejecutiva Principal de KnowNow.

"Esta admirable asociación estratégica será un ejemplo positivo y brillante del poder de la colaboración activa y la cooperación para brindar servicios únicos a las necesidades cambiantes de diversas comunidades en los Estados Unidos y os territorios estadounidenses.", comento el Dr. Marcelo Venegas, proveedor de atención medica de KwowNow