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Access opportunities for education, leadership, and networking by getting involved in state and regional chapters. Independently-operated, these 96 national organizations share IASP's vision of working together for pain relief throughout the world.

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Chapters Overview

Chapters of IASP are independently-operated, local associations or societies that share IASP's vision of working together for pain relief throughout the world. These organizations serve as liaisons between country and/or regional members and IASP. Currently, IASP has also four federations worldwide.

Below is a complete list of IASP chapters currently in existence.

If your country is not listed below, a chapter has not yet been formed there. Click here for more information on forming a chapter.

Chapter information includes contact information, past and upcoming meetings, and a listing of chapter officers. For additional information, please contact the chapter directly.

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The Estonian Pain Society


Patient leaflet: “Don’t Suffer in Silence” in Estonian; Postoperative pain guidelines for patients (in Estonian and Russian); Acute pain guidelines in hospitals for nurses and physicians.

Société Française d’Etude et de Traitement de la Douleur (SFETD)


To make pain known and recognized as something that needs to be treated. To make the SFETD the reference society, recognized and visible to the public authorities, health professionals, students, […]

Ghana Asociation for the Study of Pain


The Ghana Association for the Study of Pain is committed to advance the field of pain medicine to enhance the health care of our patients.

Hellenic Society of Algology


Translations of the EFIC booklet “Don’t Suffer In Silence” for patients suffering malignant chronic pain; some pain clinics distribute information brochures and have a “hotline” for patients.