On December 10, Five Branches University is honored to host the World Health Organization (WHO) at our San Jose campus for the field trials of the new ICD-11 codes which will include ™ Codes (Traditional Medicine).
ICD codes, the International Classifications of Diseases codes, is the international standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes. The ICD is maintained by the World Health Organization (WHO), the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations System.
Dr Heerei Park, faculty and Director of the Korean program at Five Branches University, is one of many subject experts assisting WHO.
Ms Marilyn Allen, Director at the American Acupuncture Council and ambassador to our profession in the U.S., has been working tirelessly with WHO and Stanford University in developing the new ICD-11 T.M. (Traditional Medicine) codes.