Conflict of interest declaration: Tarang Sharma

Roles in: Editorial & Methods Department

1. Financial interests

a) Received research funding: any grant, contract or gift, commissioned research, or fellowship from The Cochrane Collaboration or a related organisation (i.e. any organisation related to health care or medical research) to conduct research?
Yes - Salaried employee of Cochrane CET from September 2018 2018 was salaried employee of World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe 2013-2017 was salaried employee of Nordic Cochrane Centre

b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - In 2015 - 2018 also received some consultancy payments from World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe In 2014 received consultancy payment from the Danish Board of Health

c) Received honoraria: one-time payments (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - In 2015 received consultancy payment from BMJ

d) Served as a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or held a position of management with a related organisation?
Yes - Was a senior manager (P4) at World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe

e) Possessed share-holdings, stock, stock options, equity with a related organisation (excludes mutual funds or similar arrangements where the individual has no control over the selection of the shares)?
No

f) Received personal gifts from a related organisation?
No

g) Had an outstanding loan with a related organisation?
No

h) Received royalty payments from a related organisation?
No

2. Do you have any other competing interests that could pose a conflict of interest that would reasonably appear to be related to the primary interest?
No