Conflict of interest declaration: Hashim U Ahmed

Roles in: Urology Group

1. In the past three years have you accepted the following from an organisation that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)?

a) Reimbursement for attending a conference or symposium (including travel, accommodation and/or hospitality)?
Yes - Sonacare Inc Siemens GE Healthcare Astra Zeneca Sanofi

b) Fees for speaking?
Yes - Sonacare Inc Siemens GE Healthcare Astra Zeneca Sanofi

c) Fees for organising education?
Yes - Nuada Medical

d) Funds for research?
Yes - GSK Sonacare Inc Sophiris Bio Trod Medical AMD SAS Bio Nano Consulting

e) Funds for a member of staff?
Yes - Sonacare Sophiris Bio Trod Medical AMD SAS

f) Fees for consulting?
Yes - GE Healthcare

g) Royalty payments?
No

2. In the past three years have you or your spouse/partner been employed by an organization that may in any way gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

3. Do you own stocks or shares in companies that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

4. Do you hold any patents for products that that may lead you to gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

5. Do you have any other competing interests (financial or non-financial)?
No