eHealth Code of Ethics

On Wednesday, May 24, 2000 the eHealth Ethics Initiative introduced an International Code of Ethics for health care sites and services on the Internet. The event took place at the Dirksen Senate Building in Washington, DC.

Senator James M. Jeffords (R-Vermont), chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) ranking minority member of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee were on hand for the launch.


* Foundations of the eHealth Code of Ethics

* eHealth Code of Ethics

The Code Translators

The thanks the following people and organizations for translations of the eHealth Code of Ethics into non-English language versions:

Arabic Translation by:
Dr Najeeb Al-Shorbaji
Director of Information, WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office

French Translation by:
Dr Stefan Darmoni

German Translation by:
Stefan Hebenstreit
Researcher at University of Bielefeld, School of Public Health – WHO Collaborating Center

Spanish Translation by:
Alicia Lapidus
Directore de Latina

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