The Health On the Net (HON) Foundation has been actively working to improve Internet access to quality health information and encourage ethical behavior by health Websites since 1996. HON is known worldwide for its HONcode accreditation of health Websites. The HON Foundation has been accorded Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) status by the United Nations, becoming the first online health accreditation agency to earn this status.
Knowitallhealth supports the principles of Health on the Net (HON) and is working towards having all of material on this site accredited. Currently all of the material in the KIAH health library is verified with HON, and carries their seal.