Contribution to National Health Policy and International Health Guidelines


Dr Misra has been a member of a number of National and International policy and decision-making bodies in internal medicine, diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases. He has been a member of WHO Expert Group for Childhood Obesity (2005), and in WHO Expert Committee for Appropriate Measures of Obesity in Asian Populations (2005). He has been a key member for National Control Programs for Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease, and in various National Committees set up by Health Ministry, Planning Commission, ICMR, Dept. of Biotechnology, DST, and the WHO. He has been in Committee for Indian Pharmacopoeia and is an advisor for monitoring committees for National Institute of Nutrition (Hyderabad) and Department of Biotechnology.

Major Contributions

  • Important contributions in guidelines of contraception
  • For guidelines for National Diabetes Control Program
  • For National Program for Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke
  • For ICMR Committees on Obesity and Childhood obesity
  • For ICMR programs on Diabetes in Young
  • For ICMR guidelines on Fatty Liver
  • ICMR guidelines of health effects of carbonated water
  • For Nutrition as a member of Steering Committees of National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau and National Institute of Nutrition