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ICD-11 Pain Classification Resources

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ICD-11 Website
Find the link to all WHO ICD-11 resources and materials

ICD-11 explained by the WHO
Learn about ICD-11, it’s purposes and use cases.

WHO-FIC Foundation
WHO’s universe of code entities for ICD-11, ICF, and ICHI

WHO ICD-11 Training
Learn about the ICD-11 in general with the material provided by the World Health Organization

ICD-11 Coding Tool
Facilitates the coding process

ICD-11 User Guide
Explains how to use the ICD-11

ICD-11 Information Sheet
Describes the purpose and uses of the International Classification of Diseases.

FAQs on the ICD Revision
Describes why ICD is important, who uses it, and why it is being revised.

ICD-11 Reference Guide
The reference guide explains how to use the ICD-11 and what is new.

ICD-11 Maintenance Platform
Comment on the ICD-11 proposals

ICD-11 Implementation or Transition Guide
This guide gives further information on the ICD-11 and how it will be implemented.


ICD-11 Timeline

July-August 2016 

Pilot field testing of the ICD-11 chronic pain classification.


July-August 2017 

Field testing of the ICD-11 chronic pain classification in cooperation with the WHO.


18 June 2018

The ICD-11 version for preparing implementation is released, it includes the new chronic pain codes.


25 May 2019

The World Health Assembly approved the ICD-11. 


1 January 2022

The ICD-11 came into effect for global mortality reporting.


Additional Information

  • Definitions of Chronic Pain Syndromes
  • Structure of the ICD-11 Classification