The World Pediatric Project (WPP), said that it will be hosting an extensive program of work in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines for 2017.
World Pediatric Project (WPP), Director for the Eastern Caribbean, Mrs. Jaqueline Brown-King, said that they are currently preparing to host their first mission, which runs from 7th to 14th January.
Mrs. Browne-King said that the General Surgery Mission will also include a donation of medical equipment to the state. She noted that the General Surgery mission will comprise a team of five members.
She further stated that, during the General Surgery Mission, they are expecting to see 50 children from throughout the region with most of them being follow-up cases.
Mr. Simon Carey, Chief Development Officer of the WPP, said that a team of technicians will also be coming to the state during the same period to install equipment at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital valued at 1.2 million dollars.