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
You are invited to a course for trainers on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). This course will be presented by ICanFunction Health in collaboration with the Dutch and African Collaborating Centres of the WHO Family of International Classifications (WHO-FIC).
The World Health Organization (WHO) released its new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) on 18 June 2018.
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.
The ICF 2017 was launched at the Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University (South Africa) during the midyear meeting of the Functioning and Disability Reference Group on 28 June 2017.
The long-awaited update was received with great enthusiasm by the delegates.