El Salvador

Our Presence in
El Salvador

PSI El Salvador

PSI NETWORK MEMBER

Recently founded, PSI El Salvador is a PSI network member that implements programs across sexual and reproductive health, youth contraceptive access, HIV prevention among military forces and COVID-19 vaccine promotion.

 

 

PSI El Sal

ASOCIACIÓN PASMO

PSI SOCIAL BUSINESS UNIT

Registered as a social business and as an association for our community work. PASMO El Salvador began activities as part of a regional HIV prevention program. Since its founding in 1998, their scope expanded to other health areas such as reproductive health, gender-based violence prevention, nutrition and Zika prevention.

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, PASMO El Salvador provided 9,544 years of healthy life for consumers, including:

35,835

users reached with modern contraception

4,364

users reached with HIV testing

Over

3.8 million

condoms distributed

Featured Projects

USAID HIV/AIDS Combination Prevention Program for MARPs in Central America and Mexico

Donor: USAID

Project Lead: PASMO

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Support for International Family Planning Organizations (SIFPO2)

Donor: USAID

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Jovenes 3.0: Innovative Approaches to Reducing Unmet Need for Family Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean

Donor: Anonymous

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Behavior Change Communication in Response to the Zika Outbreak (Under SIFPO2)

Donor: USAID

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Our
Leadership

Susy Barrios de Fernández

Regional Representative, Latin America and Caribbean PSI Global

Marcie Cook

Vice President, Social Enterprise PSI Global

Carmen Elena Suárez Lobos

Country Director PASMO El Salvador

Latest
Updates

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What’s blood got to do with it?

Leading with menstruation to deliver the whole sexual and reproductive health package for girls in Latin America. By Andrea Novella, Regional Manager, Social Media, PSI

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Infected and Affected: The Indirect Consequences of COVID-19 in Central America

By Jennifer Wheeler, PSI Deputy Director, Research, Paola Letona, PSI Evidence Regional Director, LAC, and Sussy Lungo, Regional Executive Director, Asociación PASMO “When you are

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Preventing and Treating HIV: Follow the “Golden Rule”

It was another hot day in San Salvador, but inside CENTROLAB’s “kitchen” it was cool and quiet, except for the soft whirring sound of the

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How to Leave the ‘Discrimination Bubble’

by Alejandra Cabrera, Regional Strategic Communications, PASMO Behind her dark, wooden desk at the Human Rights Office of Santa Ana in El Salvador, Rosa Guillermina

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A Champion for Women’s Rights in El Salvador’s Restrictive Environment

By Adaeze Okeke, WHP Coordinator, PSI and Emma Halper, LAC Assistant, PSI Marya is a passionate OB/GYN who lives in San Salvador, the capital of

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A Teacher Champions Zika Prevention

by Alejandra Cabrera and Carlos Pineda, PASMO It was near the end of the school year and the halls of the Santa Ana Middle School

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