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El Salvador

Capital: San SalvadorArea: 21 . 040 km2Population: 6 . 297 . 000Official Language: SpanishArmed Forces Personnel: 15 . 300Medical Officers: 157Military hospitals / institutes / schools: 2 / /
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Surgeon General
Juan Fernando Molina Membreño
Colonel

Military Health Command (COSAM)
Ministerio de la Defensa Nacional Republica de El Salvador
C. A. Km 5 1/2 Carretera a Santa Tecla
San Salvador
EL SALVADOR

Basic Task of the Military Medical Service
The Military Health Care Command is responsible for the
Combat Support Battalion for the Healthcare of The Armed
Forces and for the management and implementation of the
medical care programs,the provision and maintenance of the
specific materials as well as for the management and administration
of the resources provided to them.

Structure
• Command
• 1 Main Military Hospital (Role 3)
• 1 Regional Military Hospital (Role 2)
• 300 beds in the Military Hospitals
• Military Health Care Battalion (incl. training)
• 34 Care Units (incl. training)
• Medical and Pharmaceutical Care
• Military School for Healthcare (incl. training)

Number of Medical Service Personnel
12 General Medical Officers
96 Medical Experts
35 Dentists
14 Pharmacists
237 Nurses (m/f)