The Healthy Skin Foundation of AEDV has designed a network of solidarity teledermatology in order to facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases in countries receiving humanitarian aid. He explains to TodoDermo, Luis Rios, head of Dermatology Solidarity, an initiative launched by the foundation and where this new project will be launched in autumn falls. “This space teledermatology will work through a mobile application that will link the Spanish dermatologists, who so wish, with professionals and institutions dedicated to health cooperation anywhere in the world , ” said Rios.
The application will be called Dermassistance and, once registered, users can submit questions and images that will be transferred to the Spanish dermatologists. “Upon receipt of the information, chat mode, the donors will respond. In addition, the system has one GeoLocator that allows us to know where each query is being broadcast , “he says. To participate in this network, dermatologists must belong to the foundation and once enrolled in the app, will have to choose their specialty.
OTHER SOLIDARITY inicitivas
Within the space of Dermatology Solidarity different actions to develop raise awareness about skin care : “The commitment to improve skin health of the most disadvantaged has led us to donate funds for ten projects and solidarity actions being implemented in our country and in Third World countries , “says Jorge Soto, director of the foundation.
- The foundation has donated funds to ten charity projects
An example of this work is the campaign Euromelanoma dedicated to the prevention of skin cancer and early detection of disease. In fact, the theme of this 2016 was a patch of skin that changes, you can change your life. Consult your dermatologist. Besides talks and events aimed at raising public awareness, each year specialists offer free to check moles and conferences in different Spanish cities.
Also in February this year, launched the brand Dermosaludable , “a seal Healthy Skin Foundation grants to public and private entities that promote dermosaludables life styles and promote adequate dermatological care , ” explains the organization.