WHO-FIC Collaborating Centre in the Nordic Countries
Nordclass historic development
Health Classifications in the Nordic Countries - Historic development in a national and international perspective 2006
first classification of diseases in the Nordic countries is Carl von Linné’s
Genera morborum from 1763. During the next 150 years each Nordic country created and improved their own
lists of causes of death and classification of diseases.
the Nordic and international co-operation on health statistics was extended and
international classifications were adopted also in the Nordic countries.
Through the Nordic Medico-Statistical Committee (NOMESCO) and the Nordic
classification centre in
Health Classifications in the Nordic Countries.pdf
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