The 2019  European and Global Year Against Pain in the Most Vulnerable focuses on the following vulnerable populations:

  • Pain in older persons (including pain in dementia)
  • Pain in infants and young children
  • Pain in individuals with cognitive impairments (non dementia-related) or psychiatric disorders
  • Pain in survivors of torture
 
European Pain Federation 2019 congress

Dedicated session at EFIC will be focused on the theme of pain in the most vulnerable – We spoke to Professor Patricia Schofield about how allied professionals can benefit from attending EYAP sessions at the upcoming congress. Watch it here

 
 
Resources

European resources

Societal Impact of Pain/EFIC resources and national best practices on pain in the most vulnerable

European Journal of Pain

Collected articles from the European Journal of Pain 2018 and earlier related to this theme available here

Global resources

  • Aims and Objectives of the 2019 Global Year
  • Access new collected articles from PAIN from 2019 on pain in the most vulnerable
  • Access archived collected articles from PAIN and PAIN Reportsfrom 2018 and earlier related to this theme
  • Save the date for upcoming webinars for the 2019 Global Year Against Pain in the Most Vulnerable Webinar Series
  • Drawings of my Pain, by the Portuguese Association for the Study of Pain (APED)
How to get involved
Factsheet translations

Check here periodically for Fact Sheets translated into one of the languages of the 37 chapters of EFIC. We will post these as they become available. Please let us know if you would like to translate the Fact Sheets and contact us at secretary@efic.org

IASP Global Year Against Pain in the Most Vulnerable

For more information on the activities of the 2019 year against pain at global level visit the IASP dedicated page