WHO Collaborating Centre on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Diseases
Term of Reference - 4
|Activity Title||Operational models for delivery of viral hepatitis treatment at lower income levels|
|Name of Responsible Staff||Dr. S K Sarin, Dr. Manoj Kumar Sharma, Dr. Rakhi Maiwal, Dr. Devesh Gupta, Dr. Ajeet Singh Bhadoria|
|Description of the Activity||1. Operational research to expand preventive, diagnostic and
therapeutic services for viral hepatitis to different levels of healthcare delivery system
2. Evaluate bio-similars in different countries for their comparative antiviral efficacy so as to improve affordability and reach of antiviral drugs.
|Expected Deliverables||1.Expansion of specialized hepatitis care to lower income levels of health care system.
|WHO Deliverable (Top Task)||To fulfill the goals of WHO on providing affordable and effective treatment to countries with resource constraints so as to achieve reduction in disease burden due to viral hepatitis.|
|Name of funding sources||ILBS, Government of NCT of Delhi and Government of India|
|Activity Time Frame||2015-18|
|Activities undertaken||Collaborated with MSF to develop an operational service delivery model and to initiate operational research at western UP|