Certificate of compliance

Better Health Channel

is in compliance with the HONcode

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17 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Sep 2019

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

22 Dec 2001

Certificate validity:

valid until Sep 2019

Date of last visit:

24 Aug 2018
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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.

Information on our site is produced and maintained by a team of professional staff with expertise in writing, editing, communications and technical development. The Better Health Channel is part of the Digital Strategy and Services Unit in the Victorian Government's Department of Health and Human Services.

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Better Health Channel information aims to help people understand and manage their health and medical conditions, and help them make lifestyle choices based on their needs. It does not replace care provided by medical practitioners and other qualified health professionals. We do not give health and medical advice over the phone or by email

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Website privacy statement

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

Lock K, Pomerleau J, Causer L, Altmann DR &McKee M, 2005, The global burden of disease attributable to low consumption of fruit and vegetables: implications for the global strategy on diet, Bulletin of World Health Organisation.

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Last updated: August 2011

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

Our location:
50 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Australia
Our postal address:
Better Health Channel
GPO Box 4057, Melbourne 3001
Victoria 3000 Australia

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We are fully funded by the Victorian Government, with no commercial advertising or corporate sponsorship.

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We are fully funded by the Victorian Government, with no commercial advertising or corporate sponsorship.

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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