Liver Foundation, West Bengal

aspire to take science to society

A community based delivery of comprehensive HBV care in Arunachal Pradesh, India – Population screening and linkage to care

A community based delivery of comprehensive HBV care in Arunachal Pradesh, India – Population screening and linkage to care

 

                                                                   Supported by John C. Martin Foundation

 

 

Objectives:

1.      Build rural community outreach and viral hepatitis clinical testing capabilities in Tezpur

2.      Build viral hepatitis disease characterization and research capabilities in Kolkata

3.      Sample general populations in western Arunachal Pradesh, India to understand HBV prevalence and characteristic and link participants to care (vaccination, monitoring or treatment)

 

Research partners:

1.      Baptist Christian Hospital – 2016-2018

2.      Rajiv Gandhi University – at present (2019-2020)

3.      Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences -- at present (2019-2020)

 

Project duration:

           January 2016 – February 2020