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  Working Areas



Designed to produce evidences and information to have a better understanding of population health conditions and their contributing factors, as well as the impact and effectiveness of policies, programs, & technologies.


Development of capacities

Aims to promote social changes, through which people, communities & local authorities are empowered to cope with the challenges affecting their health and quality of life.


Social support


We articulate the research, public policy and community actions, to promote social and territorial development. Our main strategy is “Opportunities for a Better Life”.


  Social movement for health

Movimiento social por la saludThe Foundation for the Public Health Development, FUNDESALUD, is a non-governmental organization, oriented to the accomplishment of the wellbeing and health of the populations.

FUNDESALUD, contributes to the social and territorial development, through operative research oriented to problems solving, and social action to improve people capacity to face challenges & take advantage of daily opportunities.

FUNDESALUD bases its actions in three principles: Equity, Human Rights and Social Justice; which guide the three working areas of the Foundation.

The core of the Foundation is to make the research, the policy and the practice, positively influence the social and territorial development, being part of a social movement for the population’s health.