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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
Web address:http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct762634
Date of initial review: 22 Oct 2001
Validity of certificate05 Dec 2010 - Dec 2012
Date of last visit05 Dec 2010

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.

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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
Advisory Board listed.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet Advisory Board
  (05 Dec 2010) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible.
  (05 Dec 2010) - Link

Our resource is a 'one-stop info-shop' for people interested in improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians.
  (05 Dec 2010) - Link

Purpose of the website
No information contained in this site is intended as medical advice. It should not to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, nor should it be used for therapeutic purposes or as a substitute for your own health professional's advice.
  (05 Dec 2010) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Your e-mail address is not collected for commercial purposes and the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet will not sell or otherwise disclose your e-mail address for commercial purposes.

During your visit to the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet website you may submit an online form such as a survey, registration, or a feedback form. The information, including personal information, volunteered by you in completing the form, will only be used for the purposes stated at submission.
  (05 Dec 2010) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
# Basedow H (1932) Diseases of the Australian Aborigines. Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; 35(12 & 13):
# Plomley NJB (1989) Disease among the Tasmanian Aborigines. Medical Journal of Australia; 151(December 4/18): 665-669
  (05 Dec 2010) - Link

All pages contain the last update under the editorial content.
Last updated: 8 November 2010

  (05 Dec 2010) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
Feedback form available.
Contact us
  (05 Dec 2010) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
The funders are listed.
Major funder : Australian Department of Health and Ageing
  (05 Dec 2010) - Link

8. Advertising policy
A modification has been asked.

A modification has been asked.

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