In Panama, the Pan American Social Marketing Organization (PASMO), working in hand with the PASMO, S.A. social enterprise, has created a sustainable condom market and works to create a safe environment for consumers to make their own decisions surrounding their sexual health, especially around HIV prevention.
San Miguelito, al pasar los Andres Mall, frente al supermercado El Extra de Ojo de Agua,
Local #1, Panalpina
Panama City, Panama CA
Phone: + 507-397-8772
Phone: + 507-397-8773
Our Presence in
Pan American Social Marketing Organization (PASMO) Panama began operations in 2003, focusing its efforts on sexual health with an emphasis on preventing HIV and sexually transmitted infections, improving the availability of and access to products that promote health and promoting healthy behaviors through social marketing. After 11 years, PASMO Panama expanded its operations to include three commercial distributors who are responsible for the development and sale of PASMO Panama’s socially marketed products around the country and established PASMO, S.A. to lead local social enterprise efforts. PASMO Panama also works with local non-governmental organizations, public sector partners, and private laboratory partners to increase the access of at-risk populations to key HIV prevention interventions, especially HIV testing services and linkage to comprehensive care and treatment services.
In 2018, Pan American Social Marketing Organization (PASMO) Panama provided 5,773 years of healthy life for Panamanians, including:
years of protection against unintended pregnancy
users reached with modern contraception
users reached with HIV testing
We Focus On
Pan American Social Marketing Organization (PASMO) Panama’s HIV program is directed at men who have sex with men, transgender women and people living with HIV. Programming also promotes respect for the human rights of these populations and the reduction of social stigma and discrimination. PASMO’s VIVE condom is also one of the country’s leading brands and is key to HIV prevention in Panama.