World Pediatric Project (WPP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment with support from donors and supporters continue to transform the lives of children in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and across the Eastern Caribbean.
The latest mission was one with a difference as it was a dual operation with Pediatric Eyes and Plastics running concurrently.
The assessment and care of the children began in clinic last Sunday February10-15, 2019 for all children up to the age of 21 years old.
The Pediatric Plastic Surgery team evaluated children with many different physical anomalies and was led by plastic surgeon Dr. Blanchet of The Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Vancouver.
The team’s focus provided care for children with complex cases and follow up cases of children seen previously.
A total of forty one 41 children were seen in clinic on Sunday with six 6 regional cases. Twenty one children will be receiving surgical care this week.