Certificate of compliance

National Kidney Foundation

is in compliance with the HONcode

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10 Years

Certificate validity 30 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013

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Date of initial review:

30 Mar 2001

Certificate validity

30 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013

Date of last visit:

20 Sep 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.

Scientific Advisory Board
The National Kidney Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is made up of physicians, scientists and other health professionals and provides advice and guidance to the President on NKF’s activities related to medicine and health. The duties of the NKF Scientific Advisory Board include:
Reviewing and approving documents and educational materials submitted by NKF staff or volunteers to assure accuracy, validity and the non-baised nature of its content.
Overseeing the Foundation’s scientific publications and providing guidance regardi...

(13 Jul 2011) - Link

Patients and consumers reading articles posted on this site should review the information carefully with their professional health care provider. The information is not intended to replace medical advice offered by physicians.

(13 Jul 2011) - Link

All the page

Data relating to visitors browsing this Web site is not collected. The confidentiality of visitors browsing this Web site, including their identity, is respected. The National Kidney Foundation, owners of this Web site, undertake to honor or exceed the legal requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and all other requirements of medical/health information privacy in the U.S.

(13 Jul 2011) - Link

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

For more information about high blood pressure, click here

(30 Aug 2011) - Link

Revised 8/18/08

(13 Jul 2011) - Link

Form online

Contact Us

(13 Jul 2011) - Link

See "fundraising" section.

Annual Report

(30 Aug 2011) - Link

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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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