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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.
Our Editorial Process, Independence and Currency of Information
The International Hospital of Bahrain Medical Director heads our editorial team and decides which topics should be included on our site. Our editorial goal is to provide consumer health information that will address the most frequent inquiries. New topics are chosen based on the needs and interests of our community, new developments that influence current practice, advances in prevention and the prevalence of conditions.
Newly created material may originate from International Hospital of Bahrain, a staff, a contracte...
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This Website contains only general information, is designed for educational purposes only and to get you acquainted with IHB. It is not intended to, and shall never be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users of this Website should not rely on information provided in this Website for their own health needs. If you have a health-related problem, or any specific medical questions, please consult with your doctor. Use of this Website does not create a patient relationship with IHB or its medical staff. We strongly urge you to visit the hospital and personally ...
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This principle is not applicable to this site
Source of Funding
The development and maintenance of IHB Online is funded solely by the International Hospital of Bahrain. The display and inclusion of third party or external sponsors shall be limited to specific hospital programs they are sponsoring that are being featured on the website.
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Because of our independence from commercial and third party interests, IHB Online can offer quality educational and informational content absolutely free and without restrictions to all users. Our no commercial advertisement policy ensures our commitment to the continued integrity of the editorial process established by the International Hospital of Bahrain.
The only type of advertisements allowed in IHB Online are the internal and clinical promotions of the hospitals, the Visiting Professors´ Program, International Scientific and Medical Symposia, Hospital Open Day and other hospit...
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