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Here are the main activities and services undertaken and developed by the Foundation in 1997:

5,000,000 accesses to the HON Web site to date.
Press coverage in Switzerland, "Se soigner sur Internet", Didier Maignan, health section of Femina magazine, Edipresse Publications SA.
Press coverage in U.S.A., " Seal of Approval", e.MD - Information Technology for Influential Physicians, p.6, The McGraw-Hill Companies.
HON participated in the European Congress of the Internet in Medicine, MEDNET97. Health On the Net Foundation presents " Medical Information on the Internet: who wants what?", the " HON Code of Conduct for Medical and Health Web sites; first status in 1997 and " M.A.R.V.I.N.: A Multi-Agent Softbot to Retrieve Multilingual Medical Information on the Internet.
HON participated in"Les Années Lumière" an AM broadcast of Radio-Canada (Montreal, Canada): " La médecine sur Internet: bon pour la santé?" (part two of the broadcast).
Launched the New version of MedHunt, multilingual medical search engine with an index of 35,000 medical/health web sites.
Press coverage in Switzerland, "Le modem à la place du divan", Bruno Giussani, L'HEBDO.
Results of the Aug/Sep 97 Survey on the use of the Internet for health/medical purposes conducted by the HON Foundation.
4,000,000 accesses to the HON Web site to date.
BioHunt, a molecular biology search engine, is devoted to discovering molecular biology information on the Internet by M.A.R.V.I.N.. It has been designed by the HON for the ExPASy Molecular Biology Server of the Geneva University Hospital and the University of Geneva.
Health On the Net Foundation participates in the TERVEYS + TEKNIIKKA 97 (Health + Technology 97) conference, Tampere, Finland.
The ExPASy Index has been built by M.A.R.V.I.N. for the ExPASy Molecular Biology Server of the Geneva University Hospital and the University of Geneva.
Health On the Net Foundation participates in the Second Annual Conference, World Wide Web and the Academic Medical Enterprise at the New York University Medical Center.
Health On the Net Foundation joins the Internet Healthcare Coalition and Mark Selby (HON Exec. Dir.) becomes a board member.
Press coverage in England: R. Kiley MSc ALA, "How to get medical information from the Internet," Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, Vol 90, pp. 488-490, Sep. 1997.
The database of MedHunt contains 20,000 medical/health web sites indexed by M.A.R.V.I.N..
Internet Addiction, by Anne Federwisch
Press coverage in Switzerland, «Medizinische Information aus dem Internet» (Medical Information on the Internet), Barbara Kunz, Neue Zürcher Zeiting.
Launched the Vision and Eye Care Overview, intended to answer Frequently Asked Questions and to assist in understanding human vision and eyecare.
3,000,000 accesses to the HON Web site to date.
Launched Search the HON site. The database includes all the content of the Health On the Net Foundation Web site.
The database of MedHunt contains 15,000 medical/health Web sites indexed by M.A.R.V.I.N..
2DHunt, 2-D electrophoresis search engine, is devoted to discovering 2-D electrophoresis information on the Internet by M.A.R.V.I.N.. It has been designed by HON for the ExPASy Molecular Biology Server of the Geneva University Hospital and the University of Geneva.
Health On the Net Foundation is a member of The Internet Healthcare Coalition, established to promote good health policy on the Internet.
2,000 medical/health Web sites visited and described manually in the HONoured database of MedHunt, the HON medical/health search engine.
Lauched the Search Assistant, based on your most popular queries with our medical/health search engine, MedHunt.
Results of the Feb/March 97 Survey on the use of the Internet for health/medical purposes conducted by the HON Foundation.
Launched the Allergy Glossary.
2,000,000 accesses to the HON Web site to date.
Launched the version 1.6 of Health On the Net Code of Conduct (HONcode) to help improve the quality of health and medical information on the Net.
Press coverage in Switzerland, " La Santé en Ligne", Pierre Crevoisier, Webdo.
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Overview Version 3 prepared to answer frequently asked questions about this disease.
Express Link-up - Health On the Net Foundation joins this project to provide on-line accesses and applications for sick children.
1,000,000th accesses to the HON Web site to date.
Dr Wolfgang Hauber (Stuttgart, Germany) is the 1,000,000 visitor of Health On the Net Foundation web site.
The Health on Net Foundation Webserver is for me as neuroscientist an extremely useful and rapid source of information.
Thanks a lot for this service. Best wishes. Wolfgang Hauber


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