2018 Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education Webinar Series

Oct 16, 2018

In the fifth of a series of webinars for the 2018 Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education, IASP will host an "Pain Education in Developing Countries" webinar with Babita Ghai, MD, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India; Hellen Kariuki, PhD, University of Nairobi Medical School, Kenya; and Sue Jenkins, MSc, PGCert HCPE, RGN, Cardiff University, UK.

The webinar will take place on Thursday, November 15 from 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)/1 PM – 2:15 PM Eastern Africa Time/3:30  4:45 PM India Standard Time. 

Attendance is free, but registration is required. Register now!

During this webinar, Babita Ghai will discuss key developments and achievements in pain education in Asian, South Asian, and Southeast Asian nations over the last decade, including in nursing, paramedic, medical undergraduate and postgraduate education, and at the community and governmental levels. Hellen Kariuki will discuss the current status of pain education in developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the need for more education in these countries, challenges and benefits of having comprehensive pain education, and how education can be improved. The talk will also highlight the role of various organizations in improving pain education. Sue Jenkins will discuss how e-learning can widen access to pain education for healthcare professionals and students, and reflect on the different methods that can be used to support learners and deliver online education and online assessments.

Audience participation is encouraged! During the webinar, participants will be able to submit questions. You can also submit questions now, by emailing them to Neil Andrews, IASP Pain Research Forum executive editor, at: neil.andrews@iasp-pain.org.

Register today for the live presentation and discussion!

Babita Ghai Hellen Kariuki Sue Jenkins

To learn more about the Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education, please visit: iasp-pain.org/GlobalYear

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