Promundo receives award from PAHO

Promundo’s work to scale-up Programs H and M in the education sector in Brazil was one of three experiences in the Americas to receive an award from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) as part of its annual “Best Practices” competition. The objective of the competition is to identify experiences that incorporate a gender equality perspective in health programs for adolescents and youth. The award ceremony was held in Washington, D.C. on March 12th, 2010 and was attended by the Brazilian Ambassador to the USA, among others. Marcos Nascimento, co-Executive Director of Promundo, received the award on behalf of the organization.

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