Healing in Honduras

February 25th, 2015


One day, normally sunny Ashley began having severe, debilitating headaches – preventing her from doing anything but lying in bed. With nowhere to turn and feeling increasingly frantic for the health of her five-year-old daughter, Ashley’s mother took the only action she thought could help and wrote a letter to Ana Garcia de Hernandez, the First Lady of Honduras. The …

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Making a Change in Honduras

February 1st, 2015


  When a child is diagnosed with ear microtia, it means his or her ear has not fully formed.  Ear microtia often affects a child’s confidence as they wait to turn the appropriate age to receive necessary reconstructive surgery. This was the case for Karen.  World Pediatric Project  has followed Karen’s case since she arrived at an annual Honduras clinics at just two-years-old. …

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Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurse Training Program

August 19th, 2014


This month, the fourth and final World Pediatric Project & David Ortiz Children’s Fund nurse training team traveled to the intensive care unit (ICU) at Hospital Infantil Robert Reid Cabral in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The U.S.-based clinical educators provided more than 50 hours of instruction to Dominican nurses in clinical theory and skills practice over the course of the …

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World Pediatric Project 2014 Program Accomplishments

July 30th, 2014

Program accomplishments

As our fiscal year comes to a close, we wish to give you, our donors, volunteers, and partners, a look into what we have accomplished.  In fiscal year 2014, our Children of Today programs: 1) Facilitated 782 surgeries 2) Provided 2,651 consultations 3) Served 2,053 children   How did we do this? We coordinated 45 surgical and diagnostic teams in our …

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Helping Babies Breathe in St. Vincent

February 4th, 2014


  Every 63 seconds, two newborns die because they are unable to breathe at birth. Nearly all of these lives could be saved with proper care.  Unfortunately, because most of these deaths occur in resource limited settings, one million babies across the globe this year will never take their first breath.  Here at World Pediatric Project, we believe that geography should …

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WPP Volunteer Katy Frankel: Putting Her Passion to Action

September 27th, 2013

katy frankel

Katy Frankel knows her purpose in life. In her own words, she was “made to restore the beauty and innocence of infants when those things have been broken.” Katy’s desire to serve humanity is now coming together for a beautiful story of hope, healing, and change. This month, she leaves the comfort of her home and nursing position at St. …

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