Conflict of interest declaration: Tomas Pantoja

Updated on: 23 February 2022

Roles in: Scientific Committee

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 - Partnership for Evidence and Equity in Responsive Social Systems (PEERSS) ??? Chile. Funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada. October 2021-December 2022. Budget: CAD$ 123,300. Role: project leader. Improving social justice in observational studies. Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. 2020-2023. Role: Co-Investigator. Funds awarded CAD$ 535.501. Scaling up the WHO-PEN package for diabetes and hypertension in Swaziland: a nation wide cluster-randomized evaluation of three strategies in Swaziland (WHO-PEN@Scale). 2019-2023. Coordinated by the University of Heidelberg. Programa Horizon 2020 de la European Commission. Overall budget EUR 3.449.412. Role: Co-Investigator work package 6.

b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - I have received consulting fees from WHO in my work supporting teams from the Evidence-Informed Policy Networks (EVIPNet teams) in East Europe Chilean MoH payments for preparing evidence-briefs for policy (guideline implementation strategies, nutrition labeling)

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?
No

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?
Yes - I am an editor with the Cochrane EPOC group and convenor of the Cochrane Qualitative and Implementation Methods group