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Chronic Pain Network

Changing the way pain is managed in Canada.

The Chronic Pain Network is one of five chronic disease networks funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) and represents an unprecedented level of collaboration amongst national stakeholders.

Officially launched in 2016 as a pan-Canadian collaboration of patients, researchers, healthcare professionals, educators, industry, and government policy advisors aimed at directing new research in chronic pain, training researchers and clinicians, and translating findings into knowledge and policy. In 2022, the Chronic Pain Network received additional funding to focus on the knowledge mobilization and implementation science of that research in chronic pain.