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Society for the Study of Pain, Nigeria

Who We Are

About Us

Society for the Study of Pain, Nigeria is a multidisciplinary organisation. Our members include medical doctors, physiotherapists, nurses, veterinary doctors, pharmacists, clinical psychologists.

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

SSPN - What We Do

Our focus is on advancing research in the field of pain therapy. Also, we are dedicated to fostering the exchange of scientific knowledge and practical experience in clinical work, teaching, and further education, with a particular emphasis on Nigeria.
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The Society, as the national representative of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) in Nigeria, welcomes you to our website. We appreciate your interest.


SSPN is a multidisciplinary association whose purpose is to advance pain management through education, research, and advocacy for transformational improvements in clinical care.
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We Invite You to Come Onboard

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.

National President

I am honoured to welcome you to the virtual home of the Society for the Study of Pain, Nigeria. As the National President, I am thrilled to open the doors of this digital space, where our collective pursuit of understanding and addressing pain takes center stage. This website serves as a dynamic nexus for professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts alike, providing a comprehensive platform for the latest research, clinical insights, and collaborative initiatives. Explore the wealth of knowledge, engage in meaningful discussions, and contribute to our shared mission of advancing pain research and therapy. Your presence here is not just a visit but an integral part of our vibrant community dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of those affected by pain. Thank you for joining us on this journey of exploration, discovery, and collaboration.
Prof. Ronke Akinpelu

News & Events

National Conference

Date: June, 2024

National Conference

Date: June, 2024

Contact Us


    Department of Anaesthesia, Obafemi Awolowo University, Teaching Hospitals Complex


    +234 (803) 478 3300