PainSA is a chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain. Our mission is to improve all aspects of pain management in Southern Africa.

IASP Weekly Digest

Welcome to your IASP Weekly Digest, the latest news and events from IASP.

IASP Launches 2022 Global Year for Translating Pain Knowledge to Practice

During the 2022 Global Year, IASP will disseminate the knowledge that has been gained in research – spanning the spectrum of investigations from molecules to the patient in his or her biopsychosocial context of pain – to researchers, clinicians, multidisciplinary healthcare professionals and patients worldwide. Visit the Global Year website for webinars series, fact sheets, publications and special sessions at the 2022 World Congress on Pain.


Register for these upcoming events:

27 January French Release of the COVID-19 and Pain Virtual Series.

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IASP 2022 Global Year for Translation Pain Knowlege to Practice

7 February NeuPSIG and PRF Neuropathic Pain and COVID-19 Webinar

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21 February NeuPSIG and PRF workshop: Update on Advances in Clinical Science and Management 

Registration Coming Soon

Become an IASP Member

IASP is an international organization comprising members from more than 100 countries, working together for pain relief throughout the world. Members receive: 

  • Access to innovative research via Pain Research Forum
  • On-demand education for pain professionals through Pain Education Resource Center
  • Access to PAIN journal, ranked 4th in Anesthesiology in 2020 and an Impact Factor of 6.961
  • Connection to a global community of pain professionals through:
    • 25 Special Interest Groups
    • 96 National Chapters worldwide
    • 4 Global Federations 

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