Conflict of interest declaration: Jacqueline J Ho
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 - I have been a co-investigator on grants from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council, The Wellcome Trust and grant holder from the Malaysian Ministry of Science and Technology and Cochrane Collaboration
b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
c) Received honoraria: one-time payments (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
d) Served as a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or held a position of management with a related organisation?
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)?
f) Received personal gifts from a related organisation?
g) Had an outstanding loan with a related organisation?
h) Received royalty payments from a related organisation?
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 have family connections to a generic pharmaceutical company. As such I avoid involvement in any review that might be related to any of this companies products