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HP’s health worker figures in WHO calendar

Statesman News Service | Shimla |

A health worker from the Sapnot village of Karsog Tehsil in Mandi district, GeetaVerma has figured in World Health Organization (WHO) calendar for the year 2018 for carrying out the Herculean task in ensuring almost 100 per cent coverage under measles and rubella programme in her area of operation.

Posted at Health Sub Centre, Shakardehra, in Block Jhanjeli of Mandi district, GeetaVerma massively undertook the campaign of inoculating children villages in remote areas of Mandi.

She travelled long distance to serve remote area people, whenever any immunisation campaign was launched by providing the service at the grass root level.

She went on foot and her own two wheeler to immunise children of shepherds and the Gurjar community in the remote areas of Raygarh in temporary camps measles and rubella programme.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister (CM) Jai Ram Thakur has extended his felicitations to Geeta for making it to the WHO calendar.

He said all the employees should have this type of commitment towards their job and an impulse for serving the people with dedication.

She has brought pride for the state.