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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
OPS Frontera México - Estados Unidos: Prevención y Control de Diabetes
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:OPS Frontera México - Estados Unidos: Prevención y Control de Diabetes
Web address:http://new.paho.org/prfep/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct917844
Date of initial review: 16 Nov 2010
Validity of certificate02 Dec 2010 - Dec 2012
Date of last visit21 Jan 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

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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.

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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
This is a twelve year U.S.- Mexico collaborative project that attempts to determine the prevalence of diabetes along the U.S.- Mexico border and to develop binational diabetes prevention and control programs that respond to the needs of the border population.
  (15 Aug 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
pretende establecer la prevalencia de la diabetes en la frontera México-Estados Unidos, así como desarrollar un programa de prevención y control binacional de diabetes que responda a las necesidades de la población de la frontera.
  (16 Nov 2010) - Link

* Diseminación de Resultados
•Realizar capacitaciones en diabetes a lo largo de la frontera, dirigidos a profesionales y promotoras de salud.
•Realizar foros fronterizos de diabetes en puntos estratégicos.
•Realizar documentos de políticas públicas dirigidos a legisladores, líderes comunitarios y tomadores de decisiones.
  (16 Nov 2010) - Link

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

3. Confidentiality

Privacy Policy
  (15 Aug 2013) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Ver también:
It was conceptualized 1997. Activities started in 1999.
  (15 Aug 2013) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
David Novillo
Advisor on eHealth for the Pan American Health Organization

525 23rd Street
DC, 20037

  (16 Nov 2010) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Collaboration between PAHO and WHO
Quién financió el proyecto?
Primordialmente los Centros para el Control y Prevención de
Enfermedades de los Estados Unidos, la Fundación Paso del Norte,

California Endowment, los Programas de Control de Diabetes de los Estados Fronterizos, la Secretaria de Salud de México y la Organización Panamericana de la Salud.
  (15 Aug 2013) - Link

8. Advertising policy
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