WHO Classifications for Universal Health Coverage
ICD is the foundation for the identification of health trends and statistics globally, and the international standard for reporting diseases and health conditions.read more
The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) is the international standard for framing, describing, recording and measuring functioning and disability.read more
The International Classification of Health Interventions (ICHI) is being developed to provide a common tool for reporting and analysing health interventions for statistical purposes.read more
UN Member States have agreed to aim to achieve Universal Health Coverage by 2030
Pivotal in delivering Universal Health Coverage in the African Region
The Centre supports the development, implementation and maintenance of the WHO-FIC across the region
WHO-FIC collaborators met in Pretoria (South Africa) on 7 November 2018, discussing the implications for implementing ICD-11 and ICHI. We linked up with Nenad Kostanjsek from WHO (Geneva), who shared his thoughts about the preparation for implementation of ICD-11.
Lyn Hanmer, the co-head of the WHO-FIC Collaborating Centre for the Africa Region, recently had her informal farewell party. Lyn is retiring after 25 years’ service at the South African Medical Research Council. She will luckily not be lost for WHO-FIC, as she will continue to be involved on a part-time contract basis until 2020.
The Health Classification Unit in the School of Clinical Medicine is pleased to advise that it has arranged for the Oslo based WHO ATC/DDD training workshop to be presented in Johannesburg on 19 & 20 February 2019 and in Cape Town on 21 & 22 February 2019.