17 Win IASP Developing Countries Project Grants

Jun 4, 2014

The IASP Developing Countries Working Group has announced the winners of grants to improve the scope and availability of education for pain clinicians. The winners receive up to US$10,000 to combine practical instruction with theory via courses, lectures, or demonstrations to develop education curricula or to develop distance-learning materials. Thirty-six individuals from 23 countries applied for the grants. Here is a list of the winners and their projects:

Andrew Amata, Guyana

Pain Management and Palliative Care for New Clinicians: Principles and Practice

Andrew Amata

Adrian Belii, Moldova

Inter-Professional Simulation Based Training in Pain Assessment and Treatment of Chronic Pain in Family Medicine Practice

Adrian Belii

Abderrahmane Chahidi, Morocco

Fundamental and Clinical Bases of Neuropathic Pain

Abderrahmane Chahidi

Nahla Gafer, Sudan

Training of 100 Multidisciplinary Health Professionals on Pain Assessment and Management

Nahla Gafer

Babita Ghai, India

Pain Education in the Graduate Nursing School at a Tertiary Care Center in India

Babita Ghai

Samina Ismail, Pakistan

Pain Relief in Women: A Need for Educational Courses in Pakistan

Samina Ismail

Hellen Kariuki, Kenya

A Multidisciplinary Pain Educational Course for Health Care Workers in Eastlands, Nairobi

Hellen Kariuki

Speciosa Kimenye, Kenya

Pain Management Training Course for Orthopedic Surgeons, Residents, and Nurses at an Orthopedic Surgical Hospital in Rural Kenya

Speciosa Kimenye

Li Li, China

Elective Course on Geriatric Pain Management for Undergraduates: An Inter-Professional Approach

Li Li

Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (IHPCA), Hospice Africa Uganda (HAU) (Founder and Primary Organizer: Anne Merriman), Uganda

Bachelor of Science in Palliative Care

Anne Merriman

Narine Movsisyan, Armenia

The Postgraduate Pain Management Curriculum for Primary Care Physicians

Narine Movsisyan

Kybele, Inc.(President: Medge Owen), USA-Ghana

Multi-Country Obstetric Anesthesia Training in Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia Techniques

Medge Owen

Igor Radchuk, Ukraine

Tactic of Treatment of Chronic Cancer Pain

Igor Radchuk

M.R. Rajagopal, India

Project for Educating Medical and Nursing Students on Managing Persistent Pain Through Appropriate Utilization of WHO Ladder Analgesics and Interventional Techniques

M R Rajagopal

Brigadier Mohammad Salim, Pakistan

Workshops on Palliative Care for Cancer Patients

Mohammad Salim

Palanisamy Vijayanand, India

Essential Pain Management-Lite (EPM-Lite)

Palanisamy Vijayanand

Hong Xiao, China

A Pain Education Course for Multidisciplinary Primary Practitioners in the Community Hospital of Chengdu

Hong Xiao