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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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The Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) Steering Committee met ...

The SIP Steering Committee meeting on October 4th in Brussels was attended by around 50 key stakeholders involved in the pain policy agenda in Europe....

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Integration of SIP in the EU Health Policy Platform

Sam Kynman, Executive Director of the European Pain Federation EFIC, has been asked about the relevance of this new platform for SIP....

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SIP 2017 Proceedings now available!

Read the Proceedings of the 7th European symposium on the “Societal Impact of Pain” (SIP 2017) which took place on June 7-9, 2017 in Malta....

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