Quality & Trustworthiness of the Medical & Health
HON has been created for improving the quality of information intended
to both patients and medical professionals for facilitating quick
access to the most relevant and up-to-date medical discoveries.
HONcode is the oldest and the most used ethical and trustworthy code for medical and health related information available on Internet.The HONcode is designed for two target audiences: the general public and the web publisher, actively involving the site owner in the process
The HON Foundation is a Non-Governmental Organization,
internationally known for its pioneering work in the field of health
information ethics, notably for the establishment of its code of ethical
conduct, the HONcode.
is the most widely accepted reference for online health and medical
the HONcode is used by over 5’000
accredited websites, covering 72 countries.
HON web site is
visited by 27’000 visitors
world-wide per day.
Toolbar: search engine and checker of the accreditation
checks a site’s HONcode status when browsing health
web sites. The search engine indexes only HONcode-accredited
sites. HONcodeHunt currently includes millions of accredited
medical and health Web pages.
||Last modified: Aug 15 2008
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