One Day Training - Access to Pain Treatment and Human Rights

For a one day training on access to pain treatment and human rights the following programme is suggested: 


1 hour to 90 minutes

Welcome & Introduction

Definition Game

Introduction participants

Introduction programme


15-30 minutes



90 minutes


Session 1

Barriers to Access to Pain Treatment 

Case studies to introduce the issue


1 hour



90 minutes

Session 2

Human Rights Tools

Access to Pain Treatment as a Human Rights Issue – The basics 

Introduction to the issue through questions and answers


15-30 minutes



90 minutes

Session 3

Dual Loyalty and Human Rights – Caught between two players

A dual loyalties role play about access to pain treatment

  • To gain knowledge on barriers to access to pain treatment
  • To recognize that access to pain treatment can be viewed as a human rights issue.
  • To understand what the different elements of a human rights approach to access to pain treatment mean in practice
  • To be able to recognize dual loyalty situations in relation to pain treatment

Health Workers

360 minutes

Users feedback

Very helpful for young trainers

The training manual is very helpful for young trainers. Planning a training session becomes an easy task through it, and the content is very rich and well structured .
We used some activities for the first time in a 3 days training  ..... read more

Sana Sboui and Mayssa Rekhis - Tunesia  - Apr 2012

Very useful

One Big family, Health as a Human Right, Domestic Vioelence and Everyday stories are the most useful session plans for me.  The first two are useful because Right to Health is a relatively new concept in my country.  The latter ..... read more

unknown - Asia - Sep 2011

practical materials

Thank you very much for the very information and practical materials available. Was introduced tot he site through the ESCR-net group in regards to the training.

I am from the Pacific and will try with all effort to get some supp ..... read more

Vani Dulaki - Fiji - Sep 2011