The World Paediatric Project (WPP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health will be conducting paediatric urology assessments and care from October 13-20, 2018.
The clinic will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2018, for all children up to the age of 21 years old.
The Urology Mission will evaluate children who have urological problems such as: undescended testes and other issues related to the genitor-urinary system which encompasses the genitals, u-re-ters, u-re-thras and bladder).
The Urology mission will be led by Paediatric Urologist Dr. Douglas Coplen who led his first WPP international team last September to St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
He is supported by anaesthesiologist Dr. Thomas Bohannon as well as the Operating Room nurse Jeanne Vogt (vote) and WPP volunteer Irene Lazo.
The mission will also be supported by doctors, nurses and other medical professionals at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital.
WPP Executive Director of the Eastern Caribbean, Lauren McIntosh expressed pleasure at the continuous and expanding impact these missions have on St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
She said it is anticipated that for this particular mission there will be children visiting from Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis and St. Lucia.
Parents and guardians of children who may need to be assessed are asked to contact World Paediatric Project office at 784-451-2989 or 784-494-2751 for more information.