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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Volunteer With Us!

August 1st, 2013

  You don’t have to be a medical professional to volunteer with us! Did you know we have an entire program dedicated to supporting WPP patients and families while they are in St. Louis or Richmond? In fact, these volunteers are an integral part of our families’ healing journey. We depend on them to help make our families feel at …

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Zoё Romano arrives in Paris at the Tour de France finish line

July 23rd, 2013


On Saturday July 20, after 1700 grueling miles, Zoё Romano arrived in Paris, one day before the cyclists. Though she enjoyed watching them complete the race, her finish line is days away in Corsica. This week Zoë will head there to run 317 more miles. She’ll end her journey on Friday, August 2, when she plans to run the last …

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