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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Women's Health News
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Women's Health News
Web address:http://www.womenshealthnews.wordpress.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct533444
Date of initial review: 20 Jun 2007
Validity of certificate14 Jul 2011 - Jul 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.

 

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Further information in the about page.
AUTHOR Rachel Walden, MLIS (Nashville, TN)
  (14 Jul 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

All commenters are in moderation until I approve their first comment, after which I reserve the right to delay or delete any comment as I see fit.
(14 Jul 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:

The purpose of Women’s Health News is to provide information and commentary on current women’s health topics, including policy, legislation, news, and events, as well as to point readers to additional useful resources online. The overall mission for this site is to help women (and other humans) become better informed about all aspects of women’s health.

  (14 Jul 2011) - Link

Audience: General public
 
The overall mission for this site is to help women (and other humans) become better informed about all aspects of women’s health.
  (14 Jul 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
The author of this blog is not a physician or other healthcare provider, and this blog is not intended to replace regular healthcare. Please check with your clinician regarding your personal healthcare decisions, and seek immediate care in emergencies.
  (14 Jul 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Emails to the author will be kept private unless otherwise permitted by the sender. Identifying information is never shared with others. Searches leading to this site will occasionally be listed in blog posts providing resources related to those searches, but identifying details of the searcher will not be released. I generally do not reveal anything about commenters based on their IP/email addresses, but reserve the right to do so if, in my opinion, a commenter is being deliberately abusive or misleading about his or her identity or biases. This would be really rare; I err on the side of pro...  (14 Jul 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

All commenters are in moderation until I approve their first comment, after which I reserve the right to delay or delete any comment as I see fit.
(14 Jul 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
References are provided through hyperlinks in the text.
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Author Rachel Walden, MLIS (Nashville, TN)
  (14 Jul 2011) - Link

Last update: May 1, 2011
  (14 Jul 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:
All posts and comments are dated.

(14 Jul 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
A contact form is provided
Contact
  (14 Jul 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
This blog is not financially supported by any entity and does not include advertising; it is the sole work of the author. Where samples or materials are provided for review, this will be noted.
  (14 Jul 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
This blog ... does not include advertising;
  (14 Jul 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Comments that simply link to your unrelated site (aside from the linking of your name) with no explanation (i.e. spam) will be deleted, regardless of what you’re linking to.
(14 Jul 2011) - Link

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