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National Hispanic Medical Association & the Latino Commission on AIDS Establish Partnership

National Hispanic Medical Association & the Latino Commission on AIDS Establish Partnership

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The National Hispanic Medical Association & the Latino Commission on AIDS announced today in New York City their agreement to establish a groundbreaking partnership. Both organizations will develop a joint effort to complement their strengths and to continue aiming to reach healthy communities in the United States & Territories.

“The strategic partnership under this collaboration will develop joint efforts throughout the country in response to the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and health disparities in our Hispanic communities” stated Dr. Elena Rios, President/CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association.

Guillermo Chacón, President of The Latino Commission on AIDS, stated: “Our joint commitment to build this strategic partnership will be guided by the following principles: creativity, innovation, energy, and leadership from both organizations. The shared vision of bringing together resources, with the goal to advocate for the healthy growth and development of Latino/Hispanic communities”

This partnership will be a positive and shining example of the power of active collaboration and cooperation to deliver unique services to the ever-changing health needs of Hispanic/Latino communities throughout the United States & Territories.