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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
The Joanna Briggs Institute
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:The Joanna Briggs Institute
Web address:http://www.joannabriggs.edu.au/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct265687
Date of initial review: 01 Oct 2004
Validity of certificate22 Jul 2011 - Jul 2013
Date of last visit08 Aug 2011

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Executive Director/Professor of Evidence Based Healthcare
Prof Alan Pearson AM, RN ONC DipNEd MSc PhD FRCNA FCN FAAG FRCN http://www.joannabriggs.edu.au/Contact%20Us

All content on the Joanna Briggs Institute website is subject to an approval process. Scientific content cites the author(s) of the content and undergoes peer review prior to uploading. Text and information content is uploaded subject to approval of the Institute web committee (made up of the Institute Executive team) and the Executive Director.
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2. Presentation of the site
Our Mission
To facilitate evidence based health care practice globally through being a leading international organisation for the Translation, Transfer and Utilisation of evidence of the feasibility, appropriateness, meaningfulness and effectiveness of health care practices.
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involving nursing, medical and allied health researchers, clinicians, academics and quality managers
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Purpose of the website
The procedures described on this website must only be used by people who have appropriate expertise in the field to which the procedure relates.
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3. Confidentiality
JBI Privacy Policy
This website is administered by the Joanna Briggs Institute a unit of the University of Adelaide. The following provides an overview of how your privacy is protected during your visit.
Collection of information
Information on this website is gathered in two ways:

* indirectly through our site's technology; and
* directly when you provide information to us.
One example of information we collect indirectly from you is through our Internet access logs. When you access this site your Internet address is automatically collected ...
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
1. Scottish Executive: NHS Scotland. Building a Health Service fit for the future.
Edinburgh: Scottish Executive; 2005a.
2. Scottish Executive: NHS Scotland. Delivering for Health. Edinburgh: Scottish
Executive; 2005b.
3. World Health Organisation. Innovative Care for Chronic Conditions: building blocks
for action. Geneva: World Health Organisation; 2002.
4. Nolte, E. & McKee, M. Caring for People with Chronic Conditions: A health system
perspective. Maidenhead: Open University Press; 2008.
5. Scottish Executive: NHS Scotland. D...
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Page last modified 01/08/2011
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact Us
The Joanna Briggs Institute
Faculty of Health Sciences
The University of Adelaide
South Australia 5005
Telephone: +61 8 8303 4880
Facsimile: +61 8 8303 4881
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
The Joanna Briggs Institute is an independent, not-for-profit, member organisation predominantly funded by subscriptions and membership fees. The Institute also benefits from a small annual state government grant. A percentage of membership fees are distributed to collaborating centres of the Institute to support research activity that benefits the Joanna Briggs Institute membership. The Joanna Briggs Foundation is a charitable body established in late 2008 to raise funds to support the work of the Institute with researchers in developing countries.

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8. Advertising policy
Advertising is not permissible on the Joanna Briggs Institute website. Acknowledgement of sponsorship and/or support may be made with a link to the supporter/sponsor home web page.
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