Learn about the impact of the Healing Project in Thailand.
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