Certificate of compliance


is in compliance with the HONcode

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11 Years

Certificate validity: valid until May 2017

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

25 May 2005

Certificate validity:

valid until May 2017

Date of last visit:

24 May 2016
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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.

Expert advice specialists
L. Lynen
B. Colebunders
J. van Griensven
M. Zolfo
ITM, Belgium
T. Vandendriessche
UZA, Belgium
C. van Hees
B. Naafs
Werkgroep Tropische Dermatologie, NL
A. Van de Velde
UZA, Belgium
HIV Laboratory
K. Fransen
ITM, Belgium
HIV Resistance
M. Vekemans
ITM, Belgium
Tropical Medicine
E. Van den Enden,
J. Van den Ende
ITM, Belgium
J. G. Bollemeijer
Leiden University Medical Center, NL
D. Van der Linden
I. M. Adetifa
Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Belgium
MRC, The Gambia
N. Lorent
ITM, Belgium

(05 Feb 2016) - Link

For patients this website does not replace medical care. Personal medical advice needs to be obtained from a personal physician.

(05 Feb 2016) - Link

Confidentiality & Privacy Policy
To access the Telemedicine discussion forum some personal information is collected when users register and this information is stored in a secure database.
The e-mail address will be used to send confirmation of your username and password, and it will be used to send you emails containing details of our Telemedicine website News updates. Details of how to unsubscribe from this service are present in every email.
You can opt in to your contact data being included in the secure website address book, but not being used to receive e-mails or news updates clicking “Allow Forum Members to Send you E-Mail? = No” at registration.
All of this data is only accessible by website and database managers and will never be used for any other purpose other than that for which it was submitted or sold on to third parties.
Users can securely log in to their personal account page to view what data is held on them, and then have the facility to edit or delete their own record.
Continuous logs are maintained of the Telemedicine website web server activity. These log files include the details of your IP address, browser type, page last visited etc. Log files are used to analyze usage of the Telemedicine website, and may be kept in an anonymized form for historical records.
Currently we are using Google Analytics to analyze the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google Analytics, please go here.
Some parts of the Telemedicine website may use cookies for security purposes (e.g. to save the user from having to re-enter their details for every page in a section of the site). Cookies are not used to capture or store personal information for any other purpose, and all cookies are deleted as soon as a session is ended. Cookies must be turned on in your browser to participate as a user in these forums. Cookies are used here to hold your username and password and viewing options, allowing you to login.
If you email us to ask a question, report a fault etc, we will only use the personal data you provide to reply to your message. We do not keep this information, or share it with any third party unless you have consented to this or this is so permitted by law.
If you have any concerns about the use of your personal data on this website, please contact:

(24 May 2016) - Link

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

This database system has been made by following people, all working at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium and the Centre of Hope, Phnom Phen, Cambodia.
Christa Dreezen, MSc
Roel De Meester, programmer
Aynar Len, programmer
Jan Dierckx, Informatics
Lut Lynen, MD
Veerle Huyst, MD
Paul De Munter, MD
Olivier Koole, MD, MSc
Harry van Loen, MSc
Patrick Desmet, trial nurse
Eric Florence, MD, PhD
Ward Schrooten, MD, MSc, PhD

(05 Feb 2016) - Link

Last modified: 2016/05/18

(24 May 2016) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM)
Nationalestraat 155
B-2000 Antwerp (Belgium)
Tel. +32-(0)3-247.66.66
Fax +32-(0)3-216.14.31

(05 Feb 2016) - Link

Funding for this project was obtained through a grant from the Directorate General for Development Cooperation (DGD): AIPII 2003-2007, and FAIII 2008-2013.

(05 Feb 2016) - Link

Our website does not host any form of advertisement.

(24 May 2016) - 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 HONcode's significance

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.

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