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About the Chronic Pain Network

​Officially launched in 2016, the Chronic Pain Network is a pan-Canadian collaboration of patients, researchers, healthcare professionals, educators, industry and government policy advisors to direct new research in chronic pain, train researchers and clinicians, and translate findings into knowledge and policy.

Patients are engaged as partners, working with professionals to identify priorities to improve health outcomes, identify new treatments and deliver a more effective healthcare system to fellow Canadians.



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Vision

To change the way pain is managed in Canada through improved assessment,
prevention and provision of timely and optimal pain management.

Mission

To reduce pain and improve function, participation and quality of life for those
affected, while alleviating the economic burden of pain over one's lifespan.

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Governance

The Chronic Pain Network is composed of seven committees, a National Coordinating
Centre, with a registry working group, clinical research network and provincial SPOR
SUPPORT Units acting as network resources. Each committee has at least two
patient/caregiver representatives, including a patient partner as committee co-chair.

As a CIHR SPOR Network, the Chronic Pain Network must meet all standards
established by CIHR, including a clear governance structure. 

This diagram indicates the reporting structure of all Chronic Pain Network committees. 




Organization Chart

 

​COMING EVENTS
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