Costa
Rica

Our Presence in
Costa Rica

PSI (Proyectos en Salud Integral) Costa Rica & PaSMO

PSI NETWORK MEMBER
Established in 2002, Proyectos en Salud Integral (PSI Costa Rica) works along the Ministry of Health and local NGOs to prevent HIV/AIDS by selling high-quality male condoms across local markets – all at affordable prices. And over the past four years, PSI Costa Rica has worked alongside government and partners to implement a youth violence prevention project.
PSI Costa Rica

How we
work

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Consumer
Led

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Market Development

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Program
Design

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Social
Enterprise

Our
Impact

In 2020, Proyectos en Salud Integral (PSI Costa Rica) provided 1,849 years of healthy life, including:

Nearly

1.5 million

condoms distributed

Featured Projects

Building the Capacity of Youth, Communities and Organizations to Prevent and Address Domestic Violence in Costa Rica

Donor: US Embassy to Costa Rica

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Our
Leadership

SUSY BARRIOS DE FERNANDEZ

Susy Barrios de Fernández

Regional Representative, Latin America and Caribbean PSI Global
Marcie Cook

Marcie Cook

Vice President, Social Enterprise PSI Global

Latest
Updates

Discover what's happening at PSI

7 Myths Surrounding Contraception – Busted! 

Adolescents encounter many obstacles to safe sex and pregnancy prevention. Along with issues of access, cost, fear of side effects, compromised privacy and confidentiality, bias of providers, and socio-cultural and religious concerns – there are myths and misconceptions to contraceptive use.

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Siphiwe’s Story: DREAMS Come True

Discover how DREAMS programming is equipping AGYW with the tools to generate income & build the confidence to run their own businesses.

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Informed and Determined: Young People in Rural Benin Command the Airwaves to Talk About Sex

Discover how young leaders in Kandi, northern Benin, organized an interactive radio program to share sexual and reproductive health information with their community.

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The Next Chapter

On his final day with the project, A360 Project Director Matthew Wilson shares his reflections & insights from the last four years.

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Case Study: Strengthening National Malaria Control Programs

Malaria prevention and treatment services are a critical component of national health systems in endemic areas. But too many people don’t have reliable access to that care. Explore how PSI is working to close this gap.

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Case Study: Market Shaping and Health Systems Strengthening

Explore how widely successful HIVST initiatives in Africa and Asia are informing how PSI replicates this approach to support the introduction of Hepatitis C and COVID-19 self-testing.

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