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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
PAHO Caribbean Food & Nutrition Institute
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:PAHO Caribbean Food & Nutrition Institute
Web address:http://new.paho.org/cfni/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct963286
Date of initial review: 10 Aug 2010
Validity of certificate28 Mar 2011 - Mar 2013
Date of last visit14 Jan 2013

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
CFNI is a specialized Centre of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), which was established in 1967 to forge a regional approach to solving the nutrition problems of the Caribbean. It serves a total population of about six (6) million, a third of who live in Jamaica.

  (15 Mar 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
The institute aims to attain food security and achieve optimal nutritional health for all peoples of the Caribbean through collaboration with Caribbean countries to enhance, describe, manage and prevent the key nutritional problems and to increase their capacity in providing effective nutritional services.

  (15 Mar 2011) - Link

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

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy
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Your privacy on the Internet is of utmost importance to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). This privacy statement describes PAHO’s policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the PAHO web site. It applies to all “PAHO sites” – that is, all sites within the “PAHO.org” domain name.

What information does PAHO collect?
  (15 Mar 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
See reference in PDF

Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
  (15 Mar 2011) - Link

Nyam News March 1 2007
  (07 Sep 2010) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
Jamaica Centre, 8 Gibraltar Way University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, P.O. Box 140, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica W.I.

Telephone: (876) 927-1540 or 929-192
Fax: (876) 927-2657
  (07 Sep 2010) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
See Statement of Quota Contributions
  (28 Mar 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
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