Pain Related to Torture, Organized Violence and War

The SIG on Pain Related to Torture, Organized Violence, and War aims to:

  • Promote the recognition and appropriate treatment of pain resulting from torture, organized violence, and war.
  • Promote mutual education and training of health care workers who care for survivors of torture, organized violence, and war.
  • Promote liaison and exchange of information between pain treatment services and organizations working with survivors of torture, organized violence, and war.
  • Foster research on all aspects of pain resulting from torture, organized violence, and war.
  • Establish an international forum within the pain field for discussion and action, using knowledge about pain to mitigate the health effects of torture, organized violence, and war.
Newsletters Meetings

Past Meeting

August 26, 2012, Milan, Italy
Working with Survivors of Torture and Conflict
Official satellite symposium of the 14th World Congress on Pain.

 

Discussion Forum

Follow the steps below to access the Pain Related to Torture, Organized Violence & War SIG online discussion forum, Groupsite: 

  • Login into your IASP account
  • Click on "My Account"
  • Scroll down to "My Group Memberships"
  • Click on your listed SIG - "Pain Related to Torture, Organized Violence & War "

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Resources

Symposia Materials: Working with Survivors of Torture and Conflict
Official satellite symposium of the 14th World Congress on Pain, August 26, 2012, Milan, Italy

 

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Officers [Term 2018-2021]

Chair: Amanda Williams (UK)

Vice Chair: Dominic Aldington (UK)

Past Chair: Fernando Cervero (UK)

Secretary: Ken Craig (Canada)

Research officer: Lester Jones (Australia)

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