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Together we’re moving the conversation on pain and pain relief forward.

Global Year Back Pain Logo Updated
GLOBAL YEAR

The 2021 Global Year About Back Pain aims to guide and support clinicians, scientists, and the public in understanding the global challenges of preventing and treating back pain. 

IASP Statements and ICD-11 Information
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IASP Statements

Read more about IASP’s position on pain management as a human right and the use of cannabinoids to treat pain.

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ICD-11 Section

Learn more about this new classification that gives chronic pain greater attention as global health priority.

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Global Alliance of Partners for Pain Advocacy (GAPPA)

The Global Alliance of Partners for Pain Advocacy (GAPPA) brings together patient advocates, patient organizations, scientists, clinicians, healthcare providers, and policymakers to create better outcomes in the awareness, understanding, research, teaching, assessment, and management of pain throughout the world.

PAIN INITIATIVES AND INTERNATIONAL PAIN SUMMIT
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Pain Initiatives

Read more about IASP’s national, regional, and global pain strategies, guidelines, and directives.

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International Pain Summit

Discover how this advocacy event supported and declared pain management as a universal right.

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