MIAMI, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Vme TV, the first national Spanish-language television network in association with public television stations, has partnered with the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), a non-profit association in Washington, D.C. whose mission is to empower Hispanic physicians to lead efforts that improve the health of Hispanics. This partnership will focus on raising consciousness of Hispanic health-related matters.
Under this partnership, NHMA and Vme will work together to identify Latino educational and health-related needs and engage viewers nationwide through programming that will encourage Latinos to lead a healthier lifestyle. Topics of focus include nutrition, health plans and insurance coverage, management of chronic disease, and more importantly, preventive care.
“This partnership with NMHA is a natural fit for Vme TV as it amplifies our goal of strengthening the Hispanic community through resources that will enrich their daily lives,” said Eligio Cedeño, CEO of Vme Media Inc. “By continuing to strengthen the community we make having a prosperous and healthy future an attainable goal.”
The partnership with NHMA forms part of the channel’s ongoing effort to offer the U.S. Hispanic community resources that promote upward mobility and a higher standard of living. In addition to this, Vme TV also works with other forerunning organizations with similar goals, including ASPIRA, the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and local chambers of commerce.
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ABOUT VME TELEVISION
Vme TV (pronounced veh-meh), is the first national Spanish-language television network in association with public television stations. Reaching more than 70 million households in the United States, Vme TV is broadcast in 43 markets by PBS stations and is available on DIRECTV, DISH Network, AT&T U-verse, as well as major cable companies including Comcast. The 24-hour digital broadcast service is dedicated to entertain, educate and inspire families in Spanish with a contemporary mix of original productions, exclusive premieres, acquisitions, and popular public television programs specially adapted for Hispanics. To find your local channel or to learn more about Vme TV, visit www.vmetv.com (http://www.vmetv.com/mediakit) or follow us on social media via www.facebook.com/vmetv or www.twitter.com/vmetv.
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