We are pleased to report that, following independent scrutiny by The Health On The Net (HON) Foundation based in Geneva, this web site and the Clinical Waste Discussion Forum has been certified to meet fully the HON Principles.
The Health On the Net Foundation (HON) promotes and guides the deployment of useful and reliable online health information, and its appropriate and efficient use.
Created in 1995, HON is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, accredited to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. For twelve years, HON has focused on the essential question of the provision of health information to citizens, information that respects ethical standards. The 8 standards that comprise the HONCode Principles Code of Conduct can be read here.
A new 2011 HONCode logo signifying approval and compliance with the HONCode Principles is displayed on the site.
The Clinical Waste Discussion Forumis proud to have maintained the HONCode Principles from its creation and first registration on Mar 29 2006, and is committed to meet fully those standards into the future.