Privacy Policy

Limitations of Liability

When you access this website, you agree that Jhpiego shall not be liable to you for any loss or injury caused in procuring, compiling or delivering the information gained from the site. In no event will Jhpiego be liable to you or anyone else for any action taken by you on the basis of such information or for any incidental, consequential, special or similar damages.


This website is provided on an “as is” basis. Jhpiego disclaims all responsibility for any loss, injury, claim, liability or damage of any kind resulting from, arising out of, or any way related to any errors in or omissions from this website and the content, including but not limited to technical inaccuracies and typographical errors.

Jhpiego does not warrant or present that the information available on or through the site will be correct, accurate, timely or otherwise reliable. Jhpiego may make improvements and/or changes to its features, functionality or content at any time.

Not Medical Advice

The content contained on this site is not intended to and does not constitute medical advice; no doctor/patient relationship is formed by accessing the content. The accuracy, completeness, adequacy or currency of the content is not warranted or guaranteed. The use of information on the site or materials linked from the site is at the user’s own risk. The contents of the site, such as text, graphics, images and other materials are informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Users should always seek the advice of physicians or other qualified health providers with any questions regarding a medical condition. Users should never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something on the site. The site does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions or other information that might be mentioned on the site.

Any suggestions of possible treatment alternatives or administration of drugs or other therapy are stated for consideration of the treating professional only (that is, trained and licensed medical practitioners), after appropriate examination of or discussion with the patient, and in consideration of the patient’s medical history and condition, and are not recommendations. All final treatment and medicating decisions must be made by the treating professional.


All photos used on this site were taken by Jhpiego staff, except where otherwise noted. The inclusion of persons in images or photographs within this website should not be construed as an indication of their health status.


Cookies are essentially tokens of information, such as preferences and passwords, which some web servers collect from users when users access them. Those data are stored on a user’s hard drive and not on the website’s server. Whenever a user visits a “cookie” site again, the server looks for its cookie on the hard drive and, if found, then reads the information it stored there. The information within a cookie is used to enhance the user’s interaction with the website. There are parts of this website that may use cookies.


Jhpiego will act reasonably to ensure that any information you provide to us is not accessed by unauthorized persons. We do not sell, rent, share or otherwise willfully disclose to any third party, e-mail addresses or other personally identifiable information shared on this site.

Information Collection

Jhpiego may request contact information from the user on some parts of our site. If we have trouble processing a request or order, the information is used to contact the user.

Links to Other Sites

Our website has links to websites of other organizations which, we believe, may offer relevant information. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the disclaimers and security and privacy policies of the new site. Linking to these external sites does not constitute or imply an endorsement of the sites’ content by Jhpiego.


All website design, text, graphic selection, arrangement and content on this website is copyrighted by Jhpiego. Permission is hereby granted to print or save search results, to download files that are specifically offered in downloadable format (e.g. Adobe® Acrobat® or Microsoft Word®), and to use text from posted press releases for personal or educational use provided that such material is not altered or edited in any way and provided that an appropriate credit line and copyright notice are included.

Except as specified above and as permitted under the Copyright Act of 1976, no other use is granted nor may any other materials from the website be reproduced, distributed, adapted or displayed in whole or in part without express written permission of the copyright owners.

It is the user’s responsibility to be aware of current copyright law and applications. The user agrees to indemnify Jhpiego Corporation and its affiliates, servants, agents and employees from any costs or claims for infringement or copyright in relation to copies of images or text from this website.


We welcome your feedback on the materials in our website. All suggestions, ideas, and other information communicated to Jhpiego through this site shall become the exclusive property of the Jhpiego.

You agree that none of your feedback communicated to Jhpiego will be obscene, offensive, defamatory, infringing upon the intellectual property rights of others, or otherwise objectionable or unlawful. Jhpiego, while reserving the right to delete all or part of any communications that it deems in its sole discretion to be objectionable, assumes no responsibility and makes no warranty that it will undertake to do so.

Terms of Agreement

Users of this website shall abide by all applicable federal, state and local laws, including those pertaining to libel, slander, defamation, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion of privacy, and copyright and trademark infringement.

Jhpiego may update this agreement without notice. Such updating will in no way relieve you of your obligations under earlier versions of this agreement. Use of this constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions in place at the moment of use.

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Unauthorized attempts to upload information and/or change information on this website are strictly prohibited and are subject to prosecution under Title 18 U.S.C., Sections 1001 and 1030).