Certificate pending renewal

The J-Pouch Group

This website is under reassessment for recertification

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5 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Nov 2009

www.j-pouch.org Visit website

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

10 Oct 2002

Certificate validity:

valid until Nov 2009

Date of last visit:

31 Mar 2011
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Julius Deren, MD

(12 Feb 2010) - Link

This ileoanal web site is designed for educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services

(12 Feb 2010) - Link

Confidentiality of data relating to individual patients and visitors to the J-Pouch Group Web site, including their identity, is respected by this Web site

(12 Feb 2010) - Link

The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Linda B. Hurd, RN, MSN

(12 Feb 2010) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 


(12 Feb 2010) - Link

Up until 2000 the site has been run entirely from my own funds.
The J-Pouch Group website accepts advertising banners in exchange for a donation.

(12 Feb 2010) - Link

The J-Pouch Group website subscribes to theHONcode honesty in advertising & editorial policy.

(12 Feb 2010) - Link

Advertising and other promotional material will be presented to viewers in a manner and context that facilitates differentiation between it and the original material created by the institution operating the site.

(12 Feb 2010) - Link

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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