Why EPM?

There is a need for Essential Pain Management because:

  • Pain is often poorly treated.
  • Improving knowledge and attitudes can lead to improved pain management.
  • Simple and inexpensive treatments can make a big difference.




Pain statistics from: Union for International Cancer Control. Global Access to Pain Relief Initiative [internet]. 2011. From: http://www.uicc.org/programmes/gapri. Accessed 23 August 2012.

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