With strong support and leadership from local health providers and the Ministry of Health and Wellness, WPP continues to develop its programs and network in St. Lucia to build access to advanced care for the island’s children. WPP’s Eastern Caribbean programs first expanded to St. Lucia in 2008 and the island is now one of WPP’s most committed partners, with robust training initiatives, annual outreach screening clinics, and an active international referral network.

Impact in St. Lucia since 2004

  • $23,245,000+ USD in medical services provided
  • 1,695 children served
  • 150 surgical and diagnostic medical teams coordinated

Current Programs

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 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.

Eastern Caribbean Craniofacial Program

A program to meet the comprehensive needs of children with craniofacial conditions including both surgical and non-surgical services.

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.

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 St. Lucia.

  • Saint Lucia Ministry of Health and Wellness
  • Child Development & Guidance Centre
  • Victoria Hospital, Castries
  • St Jude Hospital, Vieux Fort
  • Organization of Eastern Caribbean States

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