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Submitted by jpmoen on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 14:06

A recently published article in the Journal of Pain & Symptom Management highlights the important progress being made towards the safe accessibility of opioid medicines in Vietnam.

The article focuses on the work accomplished through the Pain & Policy Studies ...

Submitted by jpmoen on Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 12:19

You can help the PPSG maintain its quality programs that work to improve opioid availability and palliative care worldwide. Check out our benefunder page at http://benefunder.org/causedetail/show/219

Submitted by jpmoen on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 14:29

Opioid Availability and Palliative Care in Nepal: Influence of an International Pain Policy Fellowship

Recently published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, this article details the achievements of 2008 International Pain Policy Fellow Dr. Bishnu Paudel in his ...

Submitted by jpmoen on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 09:03

The PPSG is pleased to announce the release of Achieving Balance in State Pain Policy: A Progress Report Card (CY 2013). This report contains a grade for each state and the District of Columbia, which represents the extent that ...

Submitted by jpmoen on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 10:28

The Pain & Policy Studies Group (PPSG) / World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Pain Policy in Palliative Care is excited to announce its collaboration on a pilot program with the African Palliative Care Association (APCA) to train in-country champions ...

Submitted by jpmoen on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 12:07

The following article was released in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2014;92:108-116. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.13.121558

Do national drug control laws ensure the availability of opioids for medical and scientific purposes?

S Asra Husain, Marty Skemp Brown & Martha A

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Submitted by jpmoen on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 12:36

The Pain & Policy Studies Group (PPSG) is pleased to announce its annual release of new and updated global, regional, and national consumption data for Fentanyl, Hydromorphone, Methadone, Morphine, Oxycodone, and Pethidine.  Additionally, the morphine equivalence data on the global, ...

Submitted by jpmoen on Monday, September 16, 2013 - 10:50

The following article, written by members of the Pain & Policy Studies Group, has recently been published in the Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy.

Maurer MA, Gilson AM, Husain SA, Cleary JF. Examining the Influences on the Availability ...

Submitted by jpmoen on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 14:43

The PPSG is pleased to announce the release of Achieving Balance in State Pain Policy: A Progress Report Card (CY 2012). This report contains a grade for each state and the District of Columbia, which represents the extent that state ...