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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Pan American Health Organization - Suriname
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Pan American Health Organization - Suriname
Web address:http://www.paho.org/sur/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct874334
Date of initial review: 11 Sep 2010
Validity of certificate06 Oct 2011 - Oct 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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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.

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1. Information must be authoritative
The PAHO/WHO Suriname Representative
Dr. Gerry Eijkemans has joined PAHO Suriname in January 2010 as PAHO/WHO Representative. Dr. Gerry Eijkemans is a Dutch national, a medical doctor by training with a Masters Degree in Public Health, and she is a specialist on occupational and environmental health.
URL: http://new.paho.org/sur/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=24&Itemid=122
PAHO started on 1 February 1952 with a program to fight Malaria in Suriname. At that moment PAHO was working from a field office in Jamaica. The most recent formal agreement between PAHO/WHO and the Government of Suriname was signed in November 1985.
  (06 Oct 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
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To lead strategic collaborative efforts among Member States and other partners to promote equity in health, to combat disease, and to improve the quality of, and lengthen, the lives of the peoples of the Americas.
  (06 Oct 2011) - Link

The Pan American Health Organization will be the major catalyst for ensuring that all the peoples of the Americas enjoy optimal health and contribute to the well being of their families and communities.
  (06 Oct 2011) - Link

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.
List of References
  (06 Oct 2011) - Link

See brochure
  (20 Sep 2010) - Link

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

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

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Ver: Statement of Quota contribution due from Member States
Statement of Quota Contributions due from Member States
  (06 Oct 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
This principle is not applicable for this site 

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