Meet Laxmi – the first woman driver working for WHO in Nepal

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Meet Laxmi – the first woman driver working for WHO in Nepal” – below is their description.

Laxmi is the first woman driver in working for WHO in Nepal. Part of WHO’s emergency team, Laxmi and the team helped prepare for the initial COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Nepal, and are now busy supporting the response to the current surge in COVID-19 cases.

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