Help youth in the Eastern Caribbean region walk!

 
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Help youth in the Eastern Caribbean region walk!

Help youth in the Eastern Caribbean region walk!
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12-year-old Zenel before IHC surgery

12-year-old Zenel before IHC surgery
On a past IHC mission trip, a 12-year-old Vincentian child, Zenel was healed. She was born severely bow-legged and needed surgery in order to walk. (view small | med | large | orig)

Zenel after life enhancing surgery

Zenel after life enhancing surgery
Zenel smiles after her surgery with a volunteer IHC doctor. (view small | med | large | orig)

Casey was born with spina bifida

Casey was born with spina bifida
IHC volunteer doctors created small leg braces for Casey to help stabilize his ankles and calves, allowing him to stand on his own for the first time ever. (view small | med | large | orig)

Leg braces

Leg braces
These little leg braces were created to help a child with spina bifida stand on his own. (view small | med | large | orig)

Zina

Zina
Zina needs a new hip in order to live a normal life, free of pain. For this project, doctors will bring donated hip parts and create a new hip for Zina. (view small | med | large | orig)

IHC volunteer surgeon on a past mission trip

IHC volunteer surgeon on a past mission trip
A screening clinic on a past IHC mission trip. (view small | med | large | orig)

Talique after surgery with his father

Talique after surgery with his father
Talique from Anguilla was born with spina bifida and clubbed feet. After an operation performed by IHC doctors, Talique's feet will lay flat and straight instead of curved inward, allowing him to stand and walk as he grows older. (view small | med | large | orig)

Adeira, age 11, from St. Vincent

Adeira, age 11, from St. Vincent
Adeira was born with spina bifida. With an operation performed by IHC doctors, Adeira is now able to walk on the soles of her feet, which will be easier and less painful than trying to walk on the sides of her feet! (view small | med | large | orig)

New NICU in the Eastern Caribbean

New NICU in the Eastern Caribbean
World Pediatric Project worked with partners to install a new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in St. Vincent so the tiniest residents of the Eastern Caribbean can have a safe, sterile environment to spend the first days of life. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Treva Thomas

Richmond, VA United States

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