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Table 1 Relationships between pharmaceutical companies and patient organisations with potential for conflicts of interest or loss of independence

From: Advertising and disclosure of funding on patient organisation websites: a cross-sectional survey

□ Monetary donations to the patient organisation
□ Payment of conference registration fees for patient organisation representatives
□ Payment for conference travel and accommodation for patient organisation representatives
□ Provision of non-educational gifts e.g. calendars, pens
□ Funding to hold local or international conferences
□ Funding of educational initiatives and meetings
□ Sponsoring research grants and study fellowships administered by the patient organisation for scientists in the field
□ Funding for core administrative functions
□ Donations in kind e.g. facilities, administration, training materials, books for libraries, website design
□ Provision of advocacy and educational material