The Editorial policy tells you about the aim and features of the EPHA Website. It also explains about our rules and practices regarding production of content.
Aim of EPHA website
EPHA website has been developed as an interactive tool allowing mutual communication between EPHA Secretariat, EPHA Members and other interested parties. This website also stands as an information tool for the wider public providing the latest health-related European developments. It provides independent and (...)
The European Public Health Alliance values your privacy and respects Belgian law of December 8, 1992 on “Privacy Protection in relation to the Processing of Personal Data” as modified by law of December 11, 1998 implementing Directive 95/46/EC, with particular respect to article 4.
This website also adheres to the (...)
We use open source software to run and maintain our web site. We also use Linux as operating system in our IT infrastructure.
Why we use open source
The basic idea behind open source is very simple. When programmers on the Internet can read, redistribute, and modify the source of a piece of software, it evolves. People improve it, people adapt it, people fix bugs.
The main benefit for us, the customer, is best described by opensource.org: "Because you can get access to source, you can (...)
RSS is an XML-based format for content distribution.
We encourage you to use our feeds and add our content to your web site for free.
Sydesy has more than 5 years of experience in the field of open source development. They developed this website for us.
Respecting the standards
This web site’s layout uses only the standards defined by the World Wide Web Consortium; all the positioning relies on a CSS stylesheet.
This offers several benefits:
the pages are lighter and therefore load faster,
the main content (on the middle column) loads first, before the other columns and the top menu.
Even if we worked to ensure the maximum of accessibility and usability, this site is best viewed with a minimum screen resolution of (...)
A full section of this website is restricted to EPHA members only. In order to access this area, you need a login and a password (your personal identifiers), which will allow you to:
Access the restricted area, and
Propose content for publication on this website.
New login request
In case you are an EPHA member and do not have your personal identifiers, please send us an email. Your personal identifiers will reach you shortly by email after some security checks.
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The European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) website shares information on topics relevant to the topic of public health and advocacy. It is our hope that the information on www.epha.org will be widely read and utilized.
To this end, EPHA encourages visitors to copy, distribute, transmit and otherwise disseminate EPHA’s original materials under the following conditions:
The European Public Health Alliance must be clearly cited as the source of the information.