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Translating Pain Knowledge to Practice

This year’s theme 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.


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Global Year for Translating Pain Knowledge to Practice

Global Year focuses on a special aspect of pain and to increase awareness within the pain community and beyond. The aim of the 2022 Global Year is to increase awareness of pain knowledge and how it can benefit those living with pain. The 2022 Global Year will provide fact sheets and webinars, news and publications, and workshops and events at World Congress to help lead to improved patient outcomes.


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Letter from the President

IASP's 2022 Global Year for Translating Pain Knowledge to Practice

IASP has named 2022 the Global Year for Translating Pain Knowledge to Practice. The goal of the Global Year advocacy campaign is to, each year, focus on a special aspect of pain and to increase awareness within the pain community and beyond. The aim of this year’s campaign is to increase the awareness of clinicians, scientists and the public of our accumulating pain knowledge and of how this may be used for the benefit of those living with pain. 

Claudia Sommer, MD
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2022 Global Year Aims and Objects

Global Year Aim and Objectives

Read more about the 2022 Global Year for Translating Pain Knowledge to Practice aim and objectives.

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Heike Rittner

Welcome Letter from the Global Year Co-Chairs 

Read a letter from the co-chairs of this year's global year campaign, Dr. Dib-Hajj and Prof. Dr. Rittner.

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An Interview with the Global Year Co-Chairs

Watch an interview and learn more about the co-chairs of the 2022 Global Year for Translating Knowledge to Practice.

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2022 Global Year Join the Conversation

Join the Global Year Conversation

Use hashtag #GlobalYear2022 on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to be part of the conversation. 

Barriers, Challenges, and Opportunities of Translating Research into Practice in Low-Income Settings

Listen to a special Global Year for Translating Pain Knowledge into Practice conversation with Romy Parker and Saurab Sharma.

GLOBAL YEAR PERSPECTIVES

Global Year News and
Perspectives

The following section includes news and perspectives related to the 2022 Global Year for Translating Pain Knowledge to Practice.

Global Year Portrait
Webinar Series

2022 Global Year Webinar Series

As part of its 2022 Global Year, IASP is offering a webinar series related to translating pain knowledge to practice.  All webinars are free for IASP members.

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Global Year Volunteers

Global Year Task Force

Meet the multidisciplinary team of IASP volunteers that oversees aspects of the Global Year for Translating Knowledge to Practice.

Media kit AND PREVIOUS GLOBAL YEARS
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Media Kit

The Media Kit includes shareable graphics for social media to help spread the word about the 2022 Global Year for Translating Pain Knowledge to Practice.
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Prevention of Pain

Previous Global Years

Access previous global year campaigns and relevant fact sheets, interviews, and more resources.

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