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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Pan American Health Organization - Caribbean Epidemiology Centre (CAREC)
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Pan American Health Organization - Caribbean Epidemiology Centre (CAREC)
Web address:http://www.paho.org/carec/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct329252
Date of initial review: 10 Aug 2010
Validity of certificate06 Oct 2011 - Oct 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

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



HONcode status
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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.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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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
The Caribbean Epidemiology Centre, (CAREC)

is administered on behalf of 21 Member Countries by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization's Regional Office for the Americas. CAREC enjoys an international reputation for its work in support of Public Health in the Caribbean. Under a Multilateral Agreement CAREC provides laboratory reference and epidemiology services to 21 Member Countries.
  (06 Oct 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Mission Statement
To improve the health status of Caribbean people by advancing the capability of member countries in epidemiology, laboratory technology and related public health disciplines through technical cooperation, service, training, research and a well trained motivated staff.
  (06 Oct 2011) - Link

Audience:
This principle is not applicable for this site 

Purpose of the website
This principle is not applicable for this site 

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy
  (06 Oct 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
References
  (06 Oct 2011) - Link

August 2, 2011
  (06 Oct 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Postal address, phone & fax are available at the footer of each page.
Contact us
  (06 Oct 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
FINANCIAL SUPPORT
  (06 Oct 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
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