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WAS statement about the WHO / ICD 11

The World Health Organization (WHO) has just announced the official publication of a new version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). This new version marks the culmination of a long process which lasted about ten years and which benefited from a large number of contributions by and comments from professional specialists and patient organization advocates. The new ICD includes for the first time a chapter on Conditions Related to Sexual Health which brings together conditions that were previously categorized in other ways and mostly under the category of mental disorders. The proposed changes in the ICD-11 embody a more (more…)