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Meet PETAL: Pain Education Team Aspiring Better Learning

Meet PETAL: Pain Education Team Aspiring Better Learning

Professors Lorimer Moseley (University of South Australia, AU) and Cormac Ryan (Teesside University, UK) are leading an EFIC-endorsed, international, interdisciplinary, team of Pain Science Education researchers known as the PETAL (Pain Education Team Aspiring better...
EFIC Advocacy Committee Virtual Meeting 2022

EFIC Advocacy Committee Virtual Meeting 2022

The European Pain Federation EFIC campaigns to improve government policies that affect pain and to raise awareness of the importance of pain, including its management, treatment and prevention, amongst patients and the general public. In October 2022, a virtual...
European Pain Forum Virtual Meeting 2022

European Pain Forum Virtual Meeting 2022

The European Pain Federation EFIC was excited to host the annual European Pain Forum meeting on 12 October 2022 virtually. The forum brings together all key European scientific societies and patients to collaborate on scientific and educational projects in the field...
Pain Awareness Month 2022

Pain Awareness Month 2022

About Pain Awareness Month September is declared Pain Awareness Month by The World Health Assembly (WHA) – a subsection of the World Health Organization (WHO). The month is dedicated to raising public awareness and understanding of pain. The epidemic of pain The...
Why We Do ‘Advocacy’ – Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan Case Study

Why We Do ‘Advocacy’ – Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan Case Study

What Is The Beating Cancer Plan? Pain is a common symptom in patients who survive cancer and in those who live with progressive advanced disease. Evidence from meta‐analyses suggests that pain remains poorly controlled for a large proportion of patients; barriers to...
April is Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month is an annual event organized by the Stress Management Society, since 1992. The aim of this month is for health care professionals and health promotion experts to increase public awareness about both the causes and treatments for stress. The...