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 Now Accepting Early Career Research Grant Applications

IASP is accepting applications for Early Career Research Grants to help facilitate the development of researchers starting their careers as independent investigators.  Grants are available internationally and are not related to any particular discipline.

Applicants must be IASP members, and within six-years of completing their degree that is initiating their career as an independent investigator.

Application Deadline: 1 March.


Register for these upcoming events:

7 February NeuPSIG and PRF Neuropathic Pain and COVID-19 virtual workshop

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

IASP 2022 Global Year for Translation Pain Knowlege to Practice

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.

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