Conflict of interest declaration: Lee Hooper

Roles in: Heart 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 - I have been a member of the World Health Organization NUGAG group. NUGAG have funded my attendance at WHO NUGAG meetings (including travel and accomodation).

b) Fees for speaking?
No

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Funds for research?
Yes - I have been funded to carry out systematic reviews for the World Health Organization NUGAG group. This funding has funded several members of staff to work on this large set of reviews. These reviews were commissioned specifically to underpin WHO nutrition guidance.

e) Funds for a member of staff?
Yes - I have been funded to carry out systematic reviews for the World Health Organization NUGAG group. This funding has funded several members of staff to work on this large set of reviews. These reviews were commissioned specifically to underpin WHO nutrition guidance.

f) Fees for consulting?
No

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