The Vaseline Healing Project

Factsheet: Thailand

Learn about the impact of the Healing Project in Thailand.

Chom Thong mission

Initial mission date: May 2017

A team of Dermatologists supported by the Thai Institute of Dermatology link opens in new window set up a dermatological event at the Chom Thong Community Health Center in North Thailand.

Skin care education and advice was provided to community health workers from local villages, enabling better diagnosis throughout the region.

Medics also ran a one day treatment session where local people received free diagnosis and treatment.

222 appointments were dealt with during the treatment session

115 cases of Eczema were diagnosed

17 cases of Fungal infections were treated

16 cases of Lichen Simplex Chronicus were treated, an infection that causes ongoing irritation

All patients were given Vaseline® to help protect their skin and additional supplies were provided to help small village communities

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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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