Certificate of compliance

The American Heart Association

Is in overeenstemming met de HONcode

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5 Years

Geldigheid van het certificaat 26 Jan 2017 - Jan 2018

www.heart.org Visit Website

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Datum van de eerste revisie:

20 Jul 2011

Geldigheid van het certificaat

26 Jan 2017 - Jan 2018

Datum van laatste bezoek:

24 Apr 2017
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Content identified by the HONcode team

Onderstaand vindt u de elementen geidentificeerd door het HONcode team op de specifieke datum, welke de overeenkomstigheid met de 8 ethische principes aantonen.

tories for the American Heart Association website are produced by a staff of professional writers and editors. The information is obtained through interviews with American Heart Association volunteers who are physicians, other healthcare professionals or experts; and/or compiled from data assembled by the organizationís staff. All stories receive statistical- and science-based reviewed by the American Heart Associationís team of science and medicine advisors. All content is reviewed and published online by our AHA staff.

(13 Jul 2016) - Link

American Heart Association staff members do not give personal medical advice or answer personal medical questions.

(13 Jul 2016) - Link

The American Heart Association wants you to know how we use and protect the important information you provide to us. This information summarizes our policy, procedures and practices.

(13 Jul 2016) - Link

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

Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

(13 Jul 2016) - Link

Last review or update date is available on all pages including
legal information pages (website privacy & confidentiality policy, data protection regulations, advertisements, etc.)


Last updated October 11, 2016

Last updated March 2, 2016

This content was last reviewed June 2016.

(26 Jan 2017) - Link

Only general information on treatment and medication is provided.

The American Heart Association, its Affiliates and Components, and all Officers, Directors, Delegates, Council and Committee members scrupulously shall avoid any conflict between their respective personal, professional or business interests and the interests of the Association, in any and all actions taken by them on behalf of the Association in their respective capacities.

(13 Jul 2016) - Link

Contact Us

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AHA Financial Information

(13 Jul 2016) - Link

Representatives of the American Heart Association scrupulously shall avoid any conflict between their respective personal, professional or business interests and the interests of AHA, in any and all actions taken by them on behalf of AHA in their respective capacities.

the organization does not accept any form of advertisements on its website

(13 Jul 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 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.

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Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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