Himachal health worker Geeta Verma figured in WHO calendar for the year 2018


Geeta Verma, a female health worker from Sapnot village of Karsog Tehsil in district Mandi, who has been figured in World Health Organization (WHO) calendar for the year 2018 for her herculean task in ensuring almost hundred percent coverage under  measles and rubella programme in her area of operation.

The picture of her riding a motorcycle had also gone viral on Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp. She supplied the vaccines to the children of shepherds and Gurjar community residing in temporary camps in the remote areas of Raygarh.

In a press release, chief minister Jai Ram Thakur congratulated Geeta for her achievement and said that it was a matter of pride for the state that a woman health worker has been featured in a WHO publication.

The CM said that all employees should have such commitment towards their jobs and impulse for serving the people with dedication.

Deployed at the Shakardehra health sub-centre in Jhanjeli block of Mandi, Geeta massively undertook the campaign of inoculating the children living in the remote areas of her district.