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HP CM lauds female health worker mentioned in WHO calender

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Himachal Jai Ram Thakur today felicitated Geeta Verma, a from district, who was featured in the World Health Organization (WHO) calendar for the year 2018.

Verma, from Sapnot village of Karsog Tehsil, found mention in the WHO calender for her efforts to ensure hundred per cent coverage of her area of operation underthe measles and rubella programme.

Thakur exhorted all employees to exhibit similar commitment and zeal to serve the people with dedication.

"She has brought made the state proud and set an example to emulate," the said, congratulating her.

Deployed at Health Sub Centre, Shakardehra, in Block Jhanjehli of district, Verma undertook a massive campaign to vaccinate children even in the remote villages, officials said.

She went to great lengths to immunisethe children of shepherds andthe Gujjars community in the remote areas of Raygarh, they added.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 22:35 IST