World Health Organisation conference, Cardiff

March 2000
Health Statistics Quarterly;Spring2000, Vol. 5, p3
The article focuses on the annual conference of the Heads of World Health Organization Collaborating Centres for the Classification of Diseases held in Cardiff, Wales on October 17-22, 1999. One of the highlights of the conference was the consideration of a joint effort plan on health-related classifications. Issues in mortality, morbidity and disability classification are included in the plan. The production and implementation of classifications that facilitate comparison of international health states and results is the long term objective of the health agencies.


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