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

The IASP SIG on Pain Related to Torture, Organized Violence, and War keeps an archive of published newsletters from 2006 to 2014.

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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

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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

 

SIG Meetings

Officers

Term: 2016-2020

Chair: Amanda Williams (UK)
Past Chair: Fernando Cervero (UK)
Vice-chair: Dominic Aldington (UK)
Secretary: Ken Craig (Canada)
Treasurer: Philippe Lacoux (UK)
Research Officer: Lester Jones (Australia)

IASP Council Liaison

Claudia Sommer, MD (Germany)

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