Who Are We?

About SIP

The "Societal Impact of Pain" (SIP) is an international platform created in 2009 as a joint initiative of the European Pain Federation EFIC® and the pharmaceutical company Grünenthal GmbH.


SIP 2017

After another successful year SIP 2017 has concluded!  All the impressions are now available on the Website. Make sure to check the news for follow-up activities on the website.



Societal Impact of Pain will be addressed at the EFIC congress 2017 in Copenhagen on September 8. 


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Final Policy Recommendations from SIP 2017

8-9 June 2017 Valletta (Malta) Under the motto ‘Structured Cooperation of Health Care Systems’, over 300 European health care stakeholders from mo...

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The language doctors and medical journals use to describe depende...

BMJ April 19, 2017 Choice of language can impede access to medicines both for the treatment of pain and opioid dependence. Referring to a person as a ...

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Impressions Video

Impressions Video is now available to provide an insight what has happened at SIP 2017.

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