Conflict of interest declaration: Gemma Villanueva

Updated on: 15 February 2021

Roles in: Publishing, Research & Development 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 - From October 2017 I have been employed by Cochrane Response as Senior Systematic Reviewer. Cochrane Response is an evidence consultancy that takes commissions from not-for-profit organisations, mostly guideline developers and policy makers. From March 2015 to October 2017 I worked as research fellow/ senior research fellow/ senior systematic reviewer for the National Guideline Alliance (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gyneacologist)

b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
No

c) Received honoraria: one-time payments (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - On December 2018, I attended a meeting at the WHO for which I received an one-time payment to cover expenses. This meeting was part of the project "oral fexinidazole as first line treatment for gambiense Human African Trypanosomiasis" commissioned by the WHO

d) Served as a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or held a position of management with a related organisation?
Yes - From December 2015 to October 2017 I worked as senior research fellow/ senior systematic reviewer for the National Guideline Alliance (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gyneacologist)

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