Conflict of interest declaration: Edgardo Abalos

Updated on: 8 March 2022

Roles in: Cochrane Argentina (Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales)

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 - Researcher in perinatology at the Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales (CREP), Rosario, Argentina, an NGO funded in 1984 and designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as Collaborating Center in Maternal and Child Health. CREP conducts epidemiological and clinical studies related to disease burden and clinical and policy interventions aimed at reducing the main causes of maternal and infant morbidity and mortality, particularly in constrained resources settings, funded by public bodies (WHO, NHS, NIH, etc). The Centre does not conduct research funded by industry.

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?
No

d) Served as a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or held a position of management with a related organisation?
Yes - Deputy Director of Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales (CREP) a WHO collaborative centre in maternal and child health

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