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Posted at: Jan 12, 2018, 12:01 AM; last updated: Jan 12, 2018, 12:01 AM (IST)

Mandi health worker figures in WHO calendar

Tribune News Service

Dharamsala, January 11

Geeta Verma, a health worker from Sapnot village in Mandi district, has figured in the World Health Organization (WHO) calendar for 2018 for ensuring 100 per cent coverage in her area of operation under the measles and rubella programme.

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today congratulated Geeta on making the state proud. He exhorted all employees to work with dedication.

Geeta Verma is deployed at the Health Sub-Centre, Shakardehra, Mandi district. She undertook a campaign of inoculating children in the remote areas of Mandi. She covered long distances, on foot as well as on her two-wheeler, to immunise children in the remote areas of Raygarh.

The Chief Minister said it was a matter of pride that a woman health worker had found mention in the WHO.

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