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Tag: World Health Assembly May 2019

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2018 - 06:56 UTC

    WHO releases new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11)

     “The ICD is a product that WHO is truly proud of,” says Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General.

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is releasing this Monday its new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). The ICD is the foundation for identifying health trends and statistics worldwide, and contains around 55 000 unique codes for injuries, diseases and causes of death. It provides a common language that allows health professionals to share health information across the globe.