Terms of Reference

COHORT STUDY

To conduct “Hospital based cohort studies” with the following objectives:

TRAINING FOR CLINICIAN & PARAMEDICAL STAFF

To develop curricula for the clinical diagnosis and management of viral hepatitis, cirrhosis and liver cancer to train clinicians and specialists under two broad categories:

TRAINING FOR MICROBIOLOGIST AND LAB TECHNICIAN

To develop training manual and SOPs for lab diagnosis of viral hepatitis (A-E) to train microbiologists and Lab technicians

OPERATIONAL RESEARCH

To plan and conduct an operational research to develop a working service delivery model for viral hepatitis