ERS Advocacy Council

Advocacy is a core pillar of ERS. The Society’s involvement in advocacy is co-ordinated via the ERS Advocacy Council.

About

Article I of the ERS Constitution outlines a key objective of ERS: to promote respiratory health in order to alleviate suffering from respiratory disease. The Advocacy Council plays an important role in this objective. The Council is constituted via the by-laws of ERS and is comprised of key leaders within the Society.

Objectives
  • Increase resources to manage patient and respiratory health problems; to research respiratory-related disorders; and to promote education for healthcare professionals in respiratory health.
  • Coordinate all matters pertaining to advocacy of the Tobacco Control Committee and the Environment and Health Committee.
  • Link with other organisations to promote awareness for respiratory disorders at national, EU and global level.

Council members

Arzu Yorgancioğlu - profile image
Arzu Yorgancioğlu
Advocacy Council Chair

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Anita Simonds - profile image
Anita Simonds
Past President

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Marc Humbert - profile image
Marc Humbert
President Elect

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Carlos Robalo Cordeiro - profile image
Carlos Robalo Cordeiro
President Elect

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Kjeld Hansen - profile image
Kjeld Hansen
European Lung Foundation Chair

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Jonathan Grigg - profile image
Jonathan Grigg
Chair of the ERS Tobacco Control Committee

Zorana Andersen - profile image
Zorana Andersen
Chair of the ERS Environment and Health Committee

Craig Wheelock - profile image
Craig Wheelock
Director of Scientific Relations with the EU

Ivan Solovic - profile image
Ivan Solovic
Advocacy Council expert on TB

Guy Joos - profile image
Guy Joos
Advocacy Council expert on NCDs

Tobias Welte - profile image
Tobias Welte
Representative of the Biomed Alliance

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Joanna Chorostowska-Wynimko - profile image
Joanna Chorostowska-Wynimko
Secretary General

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000

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