Tag Archives: World Pediatric Project

WPP GENERAL SURGERY MISSION CANCELLED

The World Pediatric Project (WPP) has cancelled its General Surgery mission to St. Vincent and the Grenadines which was scheduled to be held this week. WPP Director for the Eastern Caribbean – Jaqueline Brown-King told NBC News, the cancellation is due to the impending weather systems. Mrs. Browne-King said the medical team was scheduled to… Continue Reading →

WPP GENERAL ORTHOPEDICS MISSION

More than sixty children are expected to receive medical attention, when the World Pediatric Project (WPP) conducts a General Orthopedics Mission to St. Vincent and the Grenadines from today. The Mission will be held from September 1st to the 7th and will be the first of three to carried out by the WPP during the… Continue Reading →

WPP AND FOLIC ACID

The World Pediatric Project (WPP) is appealing for women of child-bearing age in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and across the region to use folic acid which is a form of folate to minimize the chances of birth defects in their children. This appeal was made by Team Leader for the just concluded one-week Neurosurgery… Continue Reading →

WPP NEUROSURGERY MISSION SUCCESS

The team from the World Pediatric Project (WPP) which conducted a one-week Neurosurgery Medical Mission to St. Vincent and the Grenadines last week, has hailed the mission a tremendous success. Neurosurgery or neurological surgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous… Continue Reading →

WPP PHYSICAL THERAPY

A team from the World Pediatric Project (WPP) is currently holding a Physical Therapy mission to St. Vincent and the Grenadines. WPP Director for the Eastern Caribbean – Jaqueline Brown King said, the four-member team of doctors arrived in the state on Wednesday, following a similar mission in St. Lucia, to conduct the two-day mission,… Continue Reading →

PLASTIC SURGERY MISSION ENDS

A two-week Plastic Surgery Medical Mission, put on by the World Pediatric Project (WPP) wrapped up here today, with the Mission’s Team Leader Dr. Nadia Blanche’ declaring it a success. Dr. Blanche said over the two week period members of the medical team saw more than seventy patients and conducted more than thirty surgeries. She… Continue Reading →

Laparoscopic Mission Successful

The Laparoscopic Mission to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, which concluded last week, left officials of the World Pediatric Project (WPP) satisfied. Jaqueline Brown King, WPP Director for the Eastern Caribbean, said the team held clinics, conducted training and handed over some equipment to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Brown King said ten surgeries… Continue Reading →