Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) Abstract & Background book 2017 is now available

17.05.2017

The Abstract & Background book of the SIP 2017 symposium features an overview of what will happen at SIP 2017 - in the different working groups as well as in sessions organised by supporting initiatives of SIP.

Biographies and abstracts from about 150 faculty members of the symposium are included and contact details from more than 300 endorsing organisations.

30 Good Practices which were submitted to apply for the ACN EU Civic Prize on Chronic Pain are described. The 4 winners of the Prize will be celebrated at SIP 2017 in the Award Ceremony on June 8th.

The pdf Is available for download here.

SIP DELEGATION MEETS WITH MARTIN SEYCHELL, Deputy Director General, DG SANTE

20.01.17

On the 12th of January, a delegation of SIP - Joop van Griensven (PAE), Patrice Forget (European Pain Federation, EFIC), Bianca Ferraiolo (ACN) and Norbert van Rooij (Grunenthal) - met with Martin Seychell, Deputy Director-General for Health in the European Commission and Stefan Schreck (Head of Unit -Health Programme and Chronic Disease Unit) in order to discuss SIP’s policy recommendations and to understand how the Commission could help pursue these.

Read more here.

SIP 2017 Registration Opens

13.12.16

We are pleased to announce that the registration portal for the SIP Symposium taking place in Malta on the 7th-9th of June 2017 is now available online. This event will take place under the auspices of the 2017 Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU.

The Working Group topics to be discussed are:

  1. Pain as a quality indicator for health systems

  2. Building platforms to address the societal impact of pain

  3. Impact of pain on labour and employment

  4. Challenges, models and lighthouses in pain policy

  5. Evolving concepts in the definition of chronic pain: a dynamic process

REGISTER HERE FOR SIP 2017

Find out more about the registration, including the agenda, here.

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The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) adds pain to its agenda

02.12.16

November 2016 - The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) has published the following topics under consideration for inclusion in IMI2 - Call 10, scheduled for launch in December 2016: For more information, please click here.

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