WHO Family of International Classifications
October 2001 Meeting – Bethesda MD
The North American Collaborating Center (NACC) hosted the 2001 meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centers for the Family of International Classifications on October 21-27, 2001, at the Holiday Inn in Bethesda, Maryland. This year’s meeting launched the Family of International Classifications, which encompasses the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF).
Generous support for this meeting came from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), the Canadian Institute for Health Information, Statistics Canada, and the Pan American Health Organization. Over 60 delegates attended, and approximately 80 papers were prepared for discussion.
NACC Meeting Sponsors
Participants at October Meeting
Participants in the October 21 – 27, 2001, Bethesda, Maryland, Meeting of Heads of WHO Collaborating Centres for the Family of International Classifications (ICD/ICF)
North Americans representing the WHO Collaborating Centre for the Family of International Classifications for North America. Seated, L to R: Ghislaine Villenueve, Louise Ogilvie, Marjorie Greenberg, Bedirhan Ustun of WHO, and Harry Rosenberg. Standing, L to R: Lori Moskal, Barbara McLean, Paul Placek, Donna Pickett, Janice Miller, and Donna Glenn.
Heads of WHO Regions and Collaborating Centres and Regional Office representatives. Seated, L to R: Vladimir Ovcharov, Jose Luis Vazquez-Barquero, Mounkaila Abdou, Marjorie Greenberg, Bedirhan Ustun, Marijke de Kleijn-de Vrankrijker, Satoshi Ueda, and Richard Madden. Standing, L to R: Louise Ogilvie, Gerard Pavillon, Peter Goldblatt, Remigijus Prokhorskas, Bjorn Smedby, Manuel Mosquera, Roberto Becker, Willem Hirs, Tsuyoshi Saito, Lynn Bracewell, Carlos Castillo-Salgado, and Jane Millar