Certificate of compliance

IAMAT - International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers

is in compliance with the HONcode

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1 Years

Certificate validity 15 Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct242793

Date of initial review:

13 Aug 2015

Certificate validity

15 Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

Date of last visit:

28 Oct 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.

Editorial Team
Members of IAMAT’s International Medical Advisory Board, composed of medical practitioners certified in their own country, review our medical content and travel health recommendations.
Writers
Tullia Marcolongo, MA, Certificate of Travel Health® is interested in the political economy of health. Her goal is to communicate travel health issues in a relatable manner giving travellers all the options available to them to make an informed choice. Tullia is a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM).
Daphne Hendsbee, BA, studied g...
 

(15 Sep 2016) - Link

The travel health recommendations on our website are intended as guidelines only. The health information provided on www.iamat.org is meant to complement, not substitute, the advice of your healthcare provider. To ensure that all your travel health needs are covered, seek further assistance from your doctor or travel health clinic.
 

(15 Sep 2016) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

The health information provided on www.iamat.org/blog is meant to complement, not substitute, the advice of your healthcare provider.

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Our Commitment to Privacy
 

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Collaborative platforms:

Any information you share on IAMAT’s blog or social media channels is public, not private. Please consider carefully before posting any personal information on these platforms. What you post, can be seen, disclosed, or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways that we cannot predict, including third party search engines.
If you mistakenly post personal information on our Blog, or any other IAMAT online public forums, and would like to be removed, contact us to request that it be removed.

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

Zika virus: a new global threat for 2016 – The Lancet
Zika virus in the Americas – Yet another arbovirus threat – NEJM
Chikungunya virus-associated encephalitis (abstract only) – Neurology
The virus that ruins Caribbean vacations – Washington Post
Zika Virus Timeline – ESRI
Photo of Aedes aegypti mosquito by James Gathany (PHIL, CDC) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.
Article by Tullia Marcolongo and Daphne Hendsbee.
 

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If you post a comment that is not from personal experience or general knowledge, please cite a reputable source with the health information you provide to enhance the conversation.

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JANUARY 22, 2016
UPDATE: March 31, 2016. This post has been updated with new information about Zika Virus
 

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6 months ago

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

Collaborative platforms:

All comments posted to an IAMAT Blog article or social media post should be respectful and true to the best of your knowledge

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Contact
 

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How the IAMAT website and Blog are funded
The website and Blog are exclusively funded by the financial means of our organization through the donations of IAMAT members. We declare no conflict of interest and certify that no return benefit is derived by the donor.
 

(15 Sep 2016) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

Our blog and social media channels are moderated by IAMAT staff who do not have any conflicts of interest

(15 Sep 2016) - Link

In addition, we do not accept third-party advertising on our website or participate in link or banner exchanges.
 

Collaborative platforms:

To maintain strict ethical standards, IAMAT does not accept comments that are advertisements for products or events, or are commercial in nature. We also do not accept third-party advertising on our Blog nor do we participate in link, banner, or content exchanges.

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