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Global Year

2020 Global Year for the Prevention of Pain 

Download the PDF file for the Global Year for the Prevention of Pain: 2020 poster2020GYforPainPrevention_Poster

The International Association for the Study of Pain, the Australian Pain Society, the New Zealand Pain Society, the Faculty of the Pain Medicine, the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and Painaustralia announce the 2020 Global Year for the Prevention of Pain which continues through to 31 December 2020.

You are invited to participate and promote the Global Year for the Prevention of Pain within your workplace to help benefit millions of people throughout the world unable to speak for themselves.

For more information, please visit the International Association for the Study of Pain Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education website, particularly the 'Resources', 'Fact Sheets' and 'Translated Fact Sheets' and information boxes.

Fact Sheets

Below are a number of Global Year Fact Sheets about various aspects of pain prevention that have been developed by the International Association for the Study of Pain.

Fact Sheet 1 - Prevention of Pain Overview
Fact Sheet 2 - Primary Pain Prevention
Fact Sheet 3 - Secondary and Tertiary Pain Prevention
Fact Sheet 4 - Physical Activitty for Pain Prevention
Fact Sheet 5 - Partnering with your Health Care Professional to Prevent Pain: Information for Patients
Fact Sheet 6 - Nutrition and Chronic Pain
Fact Sheet 7 - Using Drugs for Pain Prevention
Fact Sheet 8 - Prevention of Chronic Post-Surgical Pain
Fact Sheet 9 - Prevention of spine-related back pain: the importance of intervention from an early age
Fact Sheet 10 - Prevention of Pain in Vulnerable Populations

Other resources:
IASP Resources  Website        APS Global Year PowerPoint slide for presentations  Slide

IASP Webinars   Website         Painaustralia submission to RACGP Red Book - Prevention   Download

Messages as follows:
IASP President:   Link          GY2020 Co-chairs:  Link     

Interviews with GY2020 co-chairs:         Dr Esther Pogatzki-Zahn   Dr Brona Fullen

Media links:

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22JAN20 IASP Media Kit

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Future IASP Global Years

2021: Global Year Against Back Pain