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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Society for Women's Health Research
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Society for Women's Health Research
Web address:http://www.womenshealthresearch.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct456964
Date of initial review: 15 Jul 2004
Validity of certificate07 Dec 2011 - Dec 2013
Date of last visit21 Dec 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

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 names, qualifications and roles the members are provided.
SWHR Staff
  (07 Dec 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR), a national non-profit organization based in Washington DC, is widely recognized as the thought leader in research on sex differences and is dedicated to improving women’s health through advocacy, education, and research.
  (07 Dec 2011) - Link

Informs women, health care providers, and policy makers
  (07 Dec 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
SWHR does not provide medical advice or give referrals to health care providers. The information provided on this
site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor.
  (07 Dec 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy policy
  (07 Dec 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
More Resources
  (07 Dec 2011) - Link

All pages are individually dated.
December 1, 2011
  (07 Dec 2011) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
Emails, phone, fax and mailing address are provided.
Contact Us
  (07 Dec 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
This Web site is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from: Medtronic foundation

  (07 Dec 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
This website does not accept advertisements.

  (07 Dec 2011) - Link

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