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GLOBAL YEAR

The 2022 Global Year for Translating Pain Knowledge to Practice focuses on increasing the awareness of clinicians, scientists, and the public of our growing pain knowledge and how it can benefit those living with pain.

IASP Statements and ICD-11 Information
Advocacy

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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Resources

ICD-11 Section

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

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IASP Members
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
12th World Congress on Pain

Pain Initiatives

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

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IASP | Plenary Session

International Pain Summit

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

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