The Vaseline Healing Project

Factsheet: Mexico

Learn about the impact of the Healing Project in Mexico.

Chiapas mission

Initial mission date: April 2017

276 medical practitioners trained

167 patients treated

Training at El Colegio de Frontera Sur

Total people trained: 276

In-person attendees: 77

Attendees telecommuting: 199

Telemedicine sites: 8 (Chiapas and Guerrero States); Mexican public health districts I, II, IV, V, VII, VIII, IX, X reporting

Treatment at San Carlos Hospital

Total people treated: 50

Conditions treated: Eczema/dermatitis; Impetigo; Dermatitis enteropathica (from congenital zinc deficiency); Lip keloids; Vitiligo; Actinic prurigo; Tinea versicolor

Treatment at Communidades Honduras & Capitan; Jaltenango de la Paz

Total people treated: 117

Conditions treated: Psoriasis, eczema/dermatitis, sporotrichosis (Rose Gardener's disease), actinic prurigo, scabies, lice, vitiligo, tinea versicolor

Back to the Healing Project in Mexico

Through the Vaseline® Healing Project we have helped heal the skin of

4,309,137 people

Our target is to help 5,000,000 people affected by poverty or emergencies by 2020.

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