Author: Corene Cullivan

Friends of Carina

A woman who is making a difference

Dr. Carina Vetye is the heart, driving force and coordinator of “Health Center Number 16” and the pharmacy she founded for the poorest in Villa Zagala, one of the countless slums of Buenos Aires. Carina manages the teams, teaches preventative care, provides training and steers the cooperation with the various agencies involved. Her main concern, however, remains the local population, who, thanks to Carina’s commitment, are given hope and a better quality of life. Carina says: “When you start doing this kind of work, begin to understand the situation and see the impact you can have, you want to do even more.”