Conflict of interest declaration: Etienne Langlois

This submission is more than 12 months old!

Updated on: 26 February 2020

Roles in: Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group

1. In the past 36 months have you accepted the following from a commercial organisation with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?

a) Support for attending meetings, including sabbaticals and study tours (this covers travel, accommodation and/or hospitality)?
No

b) Payment or honoraria for lectures, presentations, speakers bureaus, manuscript writing, or educational events?
No

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Grants and contracts?
No

e) Funds for a member of staff?
No

f) Fees for consulting?
No

g) Royalty or licences payments?
No

2. In the past 36 months have you, your spouse/partner or an immediate family member been employed by or do you or they own a commercial organization with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?
Yes - I was emplyed by the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, which is supporting the field of health systems research synthesis. By leveraging the impact of EPOC reviews, one could argue that the Alliance has a financial benefit to gain, although indirectly.

3. Do you own stocks or shares in a commercial organization with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

4. Do you hold any patents (planned, issued or pending) for products relevant to the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

5. Do you have any other competing interests (financial or non-financial)?
Yes - I worked as a Scientist of the WHO Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research and I led a portfolio of work on health systems research synthesis. I have transitioned since November 2019 to the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH).