Anita Jain received her medical degree from Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital in Mumbai and a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Michigan. She did an administrative fellowship at St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System in Houston, Texas. Before joining The BMJ, Anita worked at CEHAT (Centre for Enquiry Into Health and Allied Themes) in Mumbai on health systems research and public health interventions. Her areas of focus include community medicine and women’s health.
Have you in the past five years accepted the following from an organisation that may in any way gain or lose financially from the publication of papers in the BMJ?
a) Reimbursement for attending a symposium?
I have been reimbursed travel and accommodation expenses by certain organizations where I conducted workshops in an editorial capacity for the BMJ. These include the Public Health Foundation of India, Institute of Health and Family Welfare (Kolkata), NIH-Fogarty grant for workshop at Surat Medical College, and KEM Hospital (Mumbai).
b) A fee for speaking?
c) A fee for organising education?
d) Funds for research?
e) Funds for a member of staff?
f) Fees for consulting?
Have you in the past five years been employed by any organisation that may in any way gain or lose financially from the publication of papers in the BMJ?
a) Do you hold any stocks or shares in an organisation?
b) Do you have any other competing financial interests?
I have the following competing interests
I do weekly health visits at a NGO for street children in Mumbai (Salaam Balak Trust). Asset Reconstruction Company India Ltd. pays me an honorarium for each visit as part of their corporate social responsibility.
I conduct workshops at schools and in communities on child health and safety. The schools or participants would pay me a fee for the workshop.
I have investments in mutual funds. I am not aware of the individual companies in those.