Established in 2014, WPP programs in Barbados have expanded the depth and reach of WPP’s Eastern Caribbean initiative, ensuring that more children have access to advanced pediatric care within their home region.  WPP not only works with local physicians in Barbados to care for children with complex surgical needs on the island, but WPP’s regional network also connects children from surrounding islands with advanced care available at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados, thus building deeper regional capacity.

Impact in Barbados since 2014


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Eastern Caribbean Orthopedic Program

A multi-island network of diagnostic clinics, surgical teams, therapy programs and training to provide advanced orthopedic and spine care to the entire region.

Eastern Caribbean Neonatal Network

A regional neonatal network to provide training, resource sharing and unit development throughout the region in partnership with Ministries of Health and regional health agencies.

Eastern Caribbean Cardiac Program

A regional network of clinics, outreach screenings, surgical referrals and training to ensure every child in the region has access to cardiac care today and in the future.

Regional Referral Program

Connecting children with advanced care services closer to home through WPP’s network of international hospital partners.

U.S. Referral Program

Providing care to the most complex, urgent patients through referral to one of WPP’s partner hospitals in the United States.

Program Partners

WPP programs are strengthened through partnerships within the country and with other organizations committed to the goal of improving access to advanced specialty care for children in Barbados.

  • Sandy Lane Charitable Trust
  • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Ministry of Health Barbados
  • Rotary Club of Barbados West
  • The Maria Holder Memorial Trust
  • United States Embassy
  • Pan American Health Organization, Office of Eastern Caribbean Countries

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