Tag Archives: World Pediatric Project


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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →

New Medical Mission for St. Vincent & the Grenadines

The first Laparoscopic Mission will soon take place to St. Vincent and the Grenadines as part of the continued medical assistance program, hosted by the World Pediatric Project (WPP). Laparoscopic surgery, also called minimally invasive surgery (MIS), bandaid surgery, or keyhole surgery, is a modern surgical technique in which operations are performed far from their… Continue Reading →