Networking for the Management of Pain through Education and Advocacy

About SSPN

Society for the Study of Pain, Nigeria aims to promote education, training, research and development in all fields of pain. It endeavours to increase both professional and public awareness of the prevalence of pain and the facilities that are available for its management.

The Society is involved in all aspects of pain and its management through the work of the Council, various Committees, Special Interest Groups and Working Parties and via its publications, Annual Scientific Meeting and educational seminars.

What We Do

  • Promoting excellence and awareness for the benefit of people living with pain
  • Promoting partnership in pain research, education and management
  • Influencing policies relevant to pain
  • Nurturing the next generation of pain researchers and healthcare professionals
  • Encouraging dialogues about pain

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Active membership in the SSPN is open to all health care professionals engaged in pain research or in the diagnosis and management of pain syndromes.


The Society for the Study of Pain aims to produce contemporary guidance, supported by available evidence, on clinical and other pain matters. Documents are updated three yearly to incorporate relevant new information. Most SSPN publications can be viewed and downloaded free of charge from these pages.

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