Essential pain management

Pain is a global problem.


Essential Pain Management (EPM) is a cost-effective, multi-disciplinary program. We work with local health workers to:


  • Improve pain knowledge.
  • Implement a simple framework for managing pain.
  • Address pain management barriers.


The program encourages early handover to local instructors so that local solutions can be found for local problems. There are already hundreds of EPM instructors worldwide.


EPM is governed by the Essential Pain Management Sub-Committee.


Further information about the structure of the program is available here.

Two short videos on Essential Pain Managment are available for viewing. Please click on the links below.

Alu's Story                                                                       Essential Pain Management

Essential Pain Management in Argentina 
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