From the International Medical Informatics Association

Updates From the Health On the Net Newsletter

The latest issue of the Health On the Net Foundation newsletter (February, 2012) reports, in particular, on recent updates regarding the HONcode and their privacy Policy (

HON New Privacy Policy

The Health On the Net Foundation has published its new Privacy Policy which will be effective from February 28, 2012. This Privacy Policy applies to all the websites and services owned and/or managed by HON.

Approach to Online Pharmacies

In the light of the current developments regarding the legislative framework aiming to reduce the amount of falsified medications on the market, and to increase the trustworthiness of online pharmacies, the Health On the Net Foundation has formed an approach to online pharmacies and related websites. More information on the HON website: Recent Updates Regarding the HONcode

Mises à jour récentes concernant le HONcode       La nouvelle politique de confidentialité La Fondation Health On the Net a publié sa nouvelle politique de confidentialité qui rentre en vigueur le 28 février 2012. Cette politique de confidentialité s’applique à tous les sites et services possédés et/ou gérés par HON. L’approche concernant les pharmacies en ligne Au vu des développements actuels concernant le cadre législatif réduisant la quantité de faux médicaments sur le marché, et pour augmenter la fiabilité des pharmacies en ligne, la Fondation Health On the Net a décidé de former une approche pour les pharmacies en ligne et sites liés.     Plus d’informations sur notre site: Mises à jour récentes concernant le HONcode

HON in the News: The Health On the Net Foundation is often referred to in the news all around the world. Media articles are listed on the website’s Press Corner.

HON on YouTube: You can now watch videos created by or related to HON on YouTube! – the official YouTube channel is HealthOnNet

Health On the Net Foundation (HON)
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CH-1225 Chêne-Bourg, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 372 62 50
Fax: +41 22 30 55 728
E-mail: HONsecretariat[at]

HON is a Corporate Institutional Member of IMIA.

February 17, 2012 - Posted by | HON Foundation | ,

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