Terms of Reference


To assist WHO with measurement of mortality from hepatitis and other causes of chronic liver diseases. Also to document the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the implementation of same.

Responsibility: Dr. S K Sarin, Dr. Manoj Sharma, Dr. Ashok Choudhury, Dr. Ankur Jindal, Dr. Manya Prasad.


As requested by WHO, to build capacity among health care workers on prevention, diagnosis and management

Responsibility: Dr. S.K. Sarin, Dr. Manoj Sharma, Dr. Seema Alam, Dr. Ekta Gupta, Dr. Ankur Jindal, Dr. Mohit Varshney, Dr. Manya Prasad, Dr. Kanika Kaushal.


At WHO’s request, provide technical assistance in relation to quality control program for laboratory testing of Viral Hepatitis

Responsibility: Dr. Ekta Gupta, Dr. Nirupama Trehanpati, Dr. Meenu Bajpai, Dr. Reshu Agarwal.


Upon request from WHO, to assist WHO with measurement of disease burden and mortality from alcohol associated liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases including complications of cirrhosis, liver failure and liver cancer.

Responsibility: Dr S. K. Sarin, Dr. Manoj Sharma, Dr. Mohit Varshney, Dr. S.M.Shastry, Dr. Ashok Choudhary.