The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-11) defines the universe of diseases, disorders, injuries and other related health conditions.
The World Health Assembly 72 agreed to adopt the 11th revision of the ICD, to come into effect on 1 January 2022. ICD-11 has been updated for the 21st century and reflects critical advances in science and medicine.
For the first time, WHO is classifying gaming disorder as an addictive behaviour disorder. Among other ICD-11 decisions are the inclusion of traditional Chinese medicine and removal of gender incongruence out of mental disorders in the ICD, into sexual health conditions.