Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting on Pain

  • Thursday, May 9, 2019

The APF will be represented at the third meeting of the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency task Force today and tomorrow, May 9-10, in Washington, DC. The Task Force will vote on the final drafts of the Task Force recommendations for acute and chronic pain management. Thank you to all the APF members who submitted comments on this important issue, you are helping pave the way for those dealing with acute porphyria.

"We cannot solve the opioid crisis until we solve the pain crisis"

-- Brett Giroir, MD, Assistant Secretary for Health, US Department of Health and Human Services