Guatemala is home to PSI’s Latin America regional office, which provides programmatic support to all PSI network members and branch offices across Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean. PSI Guatemala also has its local programmatic team that implements country donor financed projects.
Founded in 1997, the Pan American Social Marketing Organization (PASMO, S.A.) Guatemala began as a regional HIV prevention program launching its first branded condoms VIVE. As a social business unit, PASMO now commercializes several contraception methods brands including VIVE condoms, VIVE lubricants, Segura Plus oral contraceptives, Pronta 1 emergency contraceptives and long-acting reversible methods (LARCs).
In 2020, Pan American Social Marketing Organization (PASMO) Guatemala’s products and services provided more than 26,000 years of healthy life for Guatemalans, including:
users reached with modern contraception
users reached with HIV testing