Update on classification of the ICD-10 G93.3 categories within the ICD-11 Beta draft

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Update on February 25, 2014:

See updates on this post for Annette Brooke MP’s Parliamentary Oral Question concerning ICD-11 and ME, CFS on February 25, and the Oral Response from The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (Jane Ellison).

Update on February 12, 2014:

Following some confusion in the media, WHO posted this disclaimer via @WHO on Twitter on February 12:

WHO ‏@WHO 

ME/CFS are not included as Mental & Behavioural Disorders in ICD-10, there is no proposal to do so for ICD-11

Towards the end of January, ICD Revision confirmed a decision to postpone presentation of ICD-11 for World Health Assembly approval by a further two years, from May 2015 to May 2017, to allow more time for development and field studies.

Caveats: The ICD-11 Beta draft is not a static document. As a work in progress, the Beta draft is subject to daily…

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