Established in 2014, World Pediatric Project’s 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 in the region.  WPP partners with local physicians in Barbados in select high-resource specialties to help close gaps in access to care. In addition, the WPP network connects children from surrounding islands with advanced care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados, thus building and supporting deeper regional capacity.

Impact in Barbados since 2014

  • $6,950,000+ USD in medical services provided
  • 385 children served
  • 19 surgical and diagnostic teams coordinated

Current Programs

Training Programs build local infrastructure and the capacity needed to build a brighter and healthier future for children. 

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.

International Referral Program

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

US 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

Specialty Programs

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