Updates & Features

2018: The Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education

June 2018

PainSolve Editorial Team

IASP Global Year

Every year, the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) hosts a Global Year to disseminate knowledge and raise awareness across a range of issues related to pain. This year, the theme is ‘Bridging the gap between knowledge and practice’, with an overarching goal to make a difference in four key domains:

  • Public and Government Education
  • Patient Education
  • Professional Education
  • Pain Education Research

EFIC® Education Platform

The European Pain Federation EFIC® is a multidisciplinary professional organisation in the field of pain science and medicine, representing 37 European National Pain Societies. As part of their commitment to furthering pain understanding, and of particular relevance during the Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education, they have developed the EFIC® Education Platform .


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