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The European Commission adopted a Communication setting out a set of Quality Criteria for Health Related Websites. It outlines 6 criteria: transparency and honesty, authority, privacy and data protection, updating of information, accountability and accessibility. The Communication states that these criteria be tailored according to particular audiences and describes methods of implementing quality criteria.

The Communication is available at:

http://europa.eu.int/information_society/eeurope/ehealth/doc/communication_acte_en_fin.pdf