Pain in Developing Countries Special Interest Group

To provide a forum for members of the British Pain Society with an interest in Pain in Developing Countries.


Dr Vicky Tidman

Officers Dr Sam Eldabe (Treasurer)
Dr Senthil Vijayan (Secretary)
Council Liaison Officer Dr Ramananayanan Krishnamoorthy
Year Formed 2011
Number of Members 100

Description of Activities and Scientific Focus

  • To improve awareness of pain management strategies and the barriers to effective implementation of such treatments in developing countries.
  • To improve pain management education for patients, healthcare professionals and the general public, within the context of developing countries.
  • To facilitate the communication of views, knowledge, and ideas between healthcare professionals from developing and developed countries.
  • To coordinate activities with related organisations in the UK and overseas.


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