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- World Economic Forum, Univison and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) launch new online series to promote staying home to stop the spread of COVID-19
- #JuntosenCasa is an educational and prevention program for Hispanic youth in U.S. and Latin America
- Follow and join the conversation about #juntosencasa, via @wef_es, @UniNoticias and @PAHOWHO on Twitter and Instagram, and on https://www.facebook.com/foroeconomicomundial
New York, USA, 10 April 2020 –The new online series “Juntos en Casa” (Together at Home) is an educational and prevention program for Hispanic youth in the U.S. and Latin America. The program, launching today, is focused on explaining and discussing the importance of staying home to stop the spread of COVID-19, and the impact and challenges it presents to society.
The program will feature experts from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Economic Forum, activists, creators, and artists focused on providing solutions to the health crisis and its economic and social impact.
When: Every Friday, starting April 10, 2020
Time: 6 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. C/ 3 p.m. PT
Where: Livestreaming on all Univision News digital platforms
Who: Univision’s Enrique Acevedo anchors and co-produces the new online program. The first episode will feature the special participation of the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Dr. Carissa F. Etienne; Director of PAHO's Department of Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis Dr. Marcos Espinal; World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Leadership Fellow Ana Saldarriaga; Mexican actor and producer Diego Luna; and pop music duo Jesse and Joy.
“Juntos en Casa” is possible thanks to a partnership with the World Economic Forum’s “COVID Action Platform for Media”, and the support of the World Health Organization (WHO) through the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
Follow and join the conversation about #juntosencasa, via @wef_es, @UniNoticias and @PAHOWHO on Twitter and Instagram, and on https://www.facebook.com/foroeconomicomundial.
About the World Economic Forum COVID Action Platform for Media
The World Economic Forum, acting as partner to the World Health Organization (WHO), in March 2020 launched the COVID Action Platform. The platform is intended to catalyse private-sector support for the global public health response to COVID-19, and to do so at the scale and speed required to protect lives and livelihoods, aiming to find ways to help end the global emergency as soon as possible. Its subsidiary, the COVID Action Platform for Media, brings together media from around the world who want to share “need to know” COVID-19 updates to their audiences, syndicate specific content among members, and share best practices with each other.
About Univision News
Univision’s award-winning News division is committed to informing the country’s fastest growing segment across all media platforms, including TV, Radio, and Interactive. Hispanics count on the latest and most relevant content that impacts the community through: “Noticiero Univision,” the Network’s evening, late evening and weekend national newscast; Sunday public affairs program “Al Punto” (To The Point); newsmagazine shows “Aquí y Ahora” (Here and Now) and “Primer Impacto” (First Impact); as well as morning news segments on “Despierta América” (Wake Up America). Univision has strengthened its news team and expanded its news operations by adding Investigative and Documentary Units.
About Univision Communications Inc.
As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio and digital platforms. The company’s top-rated media portfolio includes the Univision and UniMás broadcast networks, as well as cable networks Univision Deportes Network (UDN) and Galavisión. Locally, Univision owns or operates 65 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. Additionally, Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, encompasses 58 owned or operated radio stations, a live event series and a robust digital audio footprint. The company’s prominent digital assets include Univision.com, streaming service Univision Now, the largest Hispanic influencer network and several top-rated apps. For more information, visit corporate.univision.com.
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