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A Decade-Long Partnership: The Doorways and World Pediatric Project

April 16th, 2015

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Imagine yourself in the shoes of a World Pediatric Project child and their parent.   You suddenly discover you must travel to the United States, a place very foreign to you, to get the medical care you need.  You leave your home behind, sometimes for months on end, not knowing when you will return.  The food is different, the faces …

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Kids Helping Kids: Monument 10K Kids Fun Run

March 27th, 2015

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  Each year, World Pediatric Project supporters wear their hearts on their running shoes as they run the Richmond Ukrop’s Monument 10K to raise funds and awareness for our mission. The impact of their dedication and efforts is invaluable throughout the year as every dollar helps WPP reach another child in need.   This year, World Pediatric Project’s Monument 10K …

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A Growing Partnership: eScribe and World Pediatric Project

March 24th, 2015

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  Depending on medical specialty, World Pediatric Project mission teams treat anywhere from 25 to 120 patients during a mission week. In order to provide the best care, each patient’s needs and services are documented and rendered through WPP’s staff’s internal database. So how are WPP medical volunteers able to accomplish this? With support of eScribe, a growing and talented medical scribe …

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Program Update: Belize Newborn Care Training Program

March 10th, 2015

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  In partnership with the Ministry of Health, World Pediatric Project continues its efforts to empower health workers and improve health outcomes for newborn babies in Belize. In Belize, 38% of childhood deaths occur within the first 6 days of life. By training birth attendants and health workers how to recognize and safely address signs of crisis in newborns, WPP …

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Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurse Training Program

August 19th, 2014

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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

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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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