Creation of a Canadian Pain Task Force

The Honorable Minister Petitpas-Taylor is calling for the creation of a national pain task force to gather more information on the prevention, treatment and management of chronic pain affecting 20% of the Canadian population. The announcement was made at the 40th Scientific Conference of the Canadian Pain Society. A first report highlighting the state of affairs in this sector should be available by the summer of 2019.

For more details, consult the Government of Canada page