Conflict of interest declaration: Francine M Ducharme

Roles in: Airways 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)?
No

b) Fees for speaking?
Yes - honorarium for speaking from Boehringer, AstraZeneca

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Funds for research?
Yes - Canadian Health Research Institute - DIVA project Canadian Health Research Institute - Parka project Canadian Health Research Institute - project GSK : investigator initiated research project Novartis, Astra Zeneca, Merck Canada, Trudell medical: unrestricted research donations

e) Funds for a member of staff?
No

f) Fees for consulting?
Yes - Astra Zeneca, Boehringer, Sanofi, Thorasys

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