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Leukaemia Foundation receives HONcode certification

The Leukaemia Foundation has been granted prestigious HONcode certification for its high standard of reliable, ethical and trustworthy health and medical content featured throughout its digital communications platforms.

The HONcode is an international standard for health and medical websites issued by the Health on the Net Foundation, based in Switzerland. The Leukaemia Foundation joins only 8000 sites listed worldwide.

The Leukaemia Foundation’s General Manager – People Living Well with Blood Cancer, Emma Craig said the listing shows information shared on the Leukaemia Foundation’s web platforms page was of the highest standard.

“The HONcode listing shows that the information we present is created by qualified professionals, supports relationships between a person and their doctor or health professionals and that we present the information with transparent and balanced evidence,” Ms Craig said.

“This listing shows the Leukaemia Foundation is a professional and trusted source of health information in Australia and reinforces that we are the leading source of blood cancer information in Australia.”

The HONcode listing will mean the Leukaemia Foundation will be listed on a global database of trusted sites and also the Health on the Net Foundation Health Trust Indicator – which can be installed on any internet browser.

The Leukaemia Foundation will be reassessed every two years in order to retain the listing.