The World Pediatric Project, based in Richmond, Virginia heals critically ill children in developing countries, providing critical care for kids who otherwise would be left untreated. Most of the procedures take place overseas but many countries lack the resources and WPP will bring the child and their parents to the United States.
Six children are in Richmond now. One is 7-year-old Juliana from the isle of St. Vincent. Juliana will be treated by three local surgeons who volunteer their time and expertise: Dr. Nadia Blanchet, Dr. Alan Burke, and Dr. Polly Purgason.
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