Dr. Maura Emelina Lainez Vaquiz

Community Doctor
Dr. Maura Emelina Lainez Vaquiz

Dr. Maura Emelina Lainez Vaquiz

Community Doctor

Dr. Maura Emelina Lainez Vaquiz, is a medical doctor working with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in the Cortés department of Honduras—a transportation hub and home to one of Central America’s largest ports. It was the first area in Honduras to be hit by COVID-19 and now has at least 45 percent of the country’s cases.

Dr. Lainez Vaquiz grew up in San Pedro Sula and has worked with MSF in the neighboring city of Choloma for two years.