WHO-FIC Network Annual Meeting 2018
Seoul, Republic of Korea ~ 22-27 October 2018

The annual meeting of the WHO Family of International Classifications Network will take place in Seoul, Republic of Korea from 22-27 October 2018. The theme for the year will be Better Health Information for Universal Health Coverage: 50 Years after Alma Ata.

A local meeting website with additional detail and registration is under development.

The meeting venue will be at the Imperial Palace Seoul hotel. In order to obtain the special negotiated rate, please download and complete the hotel reservation request form, and submit it directly to the hotel via email at:

Participation is by invitation only

Additional Local Hotels

It is not required to stay at the venue hotel, and participants may choose to book elsewhere. Suggested local hotels at a variety of price points are listed below, but participants may use any accommodations they prefer.

Foreheal Healing Care Hotel

Gangnam Family Hotel

Best Western Premier Gangnam

Shilla Stay Yeoksam

Ocloud Hotel

Poster Information

All posters for the conference (both poster abstracts and the final versions of posters for print) must be submitted to the WHO Secretariat via the online submission platform. As per policy, if there is an issue with either the abstract or the poster, WHO will communicate with the authors directly. If there is no comment from WHO, the abstract and poster are accepted without comment.

Submitted posters must be endorsed by the head of a Collaborating Centre or NGO, a Committee and Reference Group Co-Chair, or WHO, and must be in line with the Network Strategic Work Plan or the relevant work plan of the Collaborating Centre or NGO.

Poster abstracts and posters are to be submitted using templates provided by WHO and must include contact information for the author(s).

Meeting Documentation

Files, presentations, templates and other documents for the meeting can be downloaded here:

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