Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is home to World Pediatric Project’s regional Eastern Caribbean hub, coordinating programs and services for children and health partners throughout the entire region. In close partnership with the Ministry of Health, WPP has developed a pediatric surgical center of excellence at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital to provide advanced surgical care to the children’s region. In 2017, a dedicated pediatric operating theater was opened to further serve the region’s children.  Regional training programs, international patient referrals and diagnostic outreach programs are all coordinated through the WPP St Vincent hub

Impact in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since 2001

  • $29,000,000+ USD in medical services provided
  • 3,250 children served
  • 150 surgical and diagnostic medical teams coordinated

Current Programs

St. Vincent Pediatric Surgical Hub

A unique approach to centralize surgical services for all children in the Eastern Caribbean on one island and serving children in 7+ specialty areas. 

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 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 Craniofacial Program

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

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. Vincent and the Grenadines.

  • Ministry of Health of St. Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Milton Cato Memorial Hospital
  • Mustique Charitable Trust
  • Trinity Medical School
  • Rotary Club of St. Vincent & the Grenadines South
  • Tropical Air
  • Mustique Airways
  • SVG Air
  • Grenadines Partnership Fund
  • United Children of the World Trust
  • Mustique Charitable Foundation
  • David & Christian Anderson Fund
  • The Maria Holder Memorial Trust

Specialty Programs

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