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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
The North American Menopause Society
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:The North American Menopause Society
Web address:http://www.menopause.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct698266
Date of initial review: 23 May 2000
Validity of certificate09 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
Date of last visit03 Oct 2011
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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.

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
A list of members & credentials of the NAMS Board of Trustees for 2010-2011 is displayed.
Society Board of Trustees
  (09 Aug 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
NAMS Mission is to promote the health and quality of life of all women during midlife and beyond through an understanding of menopause and healthy aging.
  (09 Aug 2011) - Link

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is a membership Society of multidisciplinary healthcare providers, researchers, educators, and others from around the world who have a professional interest in menopause.
  (09 Aug 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
Our menopause education materials are not intended to substitute for an evaluation by your healthcare provider.
  (09 Aug 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy of The North American Menopause Society
(Last update on 4/14/2011)
  (09 Aug 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Sexual Health & Menopause
  (09 Aug 2011) - Link

This page was updated on 8/8/2011
  (09 Aug 2011) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
Postal address, emails, phone and fax provided.
Contact Us
  (09 Aug 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
This Web site is totally funded by The North American Menopause Society.
  (09 Aug 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
No commercial advertisements are accepted.
  (09 Aug 2011) - Link

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