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Global Year

2019 Global Year Against Pain in the Most Vulnerable 

Download the PDF file for the Global Year Against Pain in the Most Vulnerable - 2019 poster.2018GYforPainEd_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 2019 Global Year Against Pain in the Most Vulnerable which continues through to 31 December 2019.

You are invited to participate and promote the Global Year Against Pain in the Most Vulnerable 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 vulnerable populations that have been developed by the International Association for the Study of Pain.

Fact Sheet 1 - Guidelines for the Management of Pain in Vulnerable Populations 
Fact Sheet 2 - Drug Management for Vulnerable Individuals

Pain in older persons, including pain in dementia
Fact Sheet 3 - Pain Assessment in Dementia
Fact Sheet 4 - Pain Management in Dementia
Fact Sheet 5 - Palliative Care for the Older Person in Pain

Pain in infants and children
Fact Sheet 6 - Pain Assessment in the Most Vulnerable Children
Fact Sheet 7 - Pain in Children: Management
Fact Sheet 8 - Palliative Pain Care in Children and Adolescents

Pain in individuals with cognitive impairments (non dementia-related) or psychiatric disorders
Fact Sheet 9 - Pain in Individuals with an Intellectual Disability: Scope of the Problem and Assessment Challenges
Fact Sheet 10 - Pain in Cognitive impairment, not Dementia-Related: Management

Pain in survivors of torture
Fact Sheet 11 - Chronic Pain as a Consequence of Torture: Assessment
Fact Sheet 12 - Chronic Pain as a Consequence of Torture: Management

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

IASP Webinars   Website

Messages as follows:
IASP President:   Link 

Media links:

Date Media Outlet Details
31JAN19 Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

Follow the conversation via #GYPainVulnerable


Future IASP Global Years

2020: Global Year for the Prevention of Pain
2021: Global Year Against Back Pain