The course is administered by the Hungarian Pain Foundation (Fájdalom Alapítvány) which is a non-profit organization founded in 1996 by Hungarian physicians. Its mission is to provide accessible, patient-centered, chronic pain treatment at world standards.

Initially it supported the development of the Pain Clinic at Péterfy Sándor Hospital, Budapest , one of the first facilities in Hungary to provide chronic pain care.

The Hungarian Pain Foundation is currently achieving its mission by:

  • Organizing local courses for the continuing education of Hungarian anaesthesiologists and neurosurgeon pain physicians
  • Providing local and international physicians chronic pain training at our Pain Clinic
  • Providing scholarships to local physicians to attend international courses and congresses
  • Supporting research and innovation in new chronic pain treatments and rehabilitation
  • Facilitating grant applications for new equipment in the Budapest Pain Clinic