Conflict of interest declaration: Pablo Perel

Roles in: Heart Group

1. In the past three years have you accepted the following from an organisation that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)?

a) Reimbursement for attending a conference or symposium (including travel, accommodation and/or hospitality)?
No

b) Fees for speaking?
No

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Funds for research?
Yes - I am co-investigator in a Novartis Foundation Grant to improve hypertension control in Ghana I am a principal investigator of a grant from GSK Open Lab to conduct a scoping review of NCDs cohort in Sub Saharan Africa I am co-investigator of a grant from Novo Nordisk to conduct formative research to strengthen the management of diabetes and hypertension in humanitarian crises

e) Funds for a member of staff?
No

f) Fees for consulting?
No

g) Royalty payments?
No

2. In the past three years have you or your spouse/partner been employed by an organization that may in any way gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
Yes - I am a Senior Science Adviser to the World Heart Federation that receives grants from different pharmaceutical companies

3. Do you own stocks or shares in companies that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

4. Do you hold any patents for products that that may lead you to gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

5. Do you have any other competing interests (financial or non-financial)?
No