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.

EU Platform

SIP Thematic Network

Please join the SIP Stakeholder Group which has been selected as one of the Thematic Networks 2018 on the EU Health Policy Platform


Latest News

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The EFIC Education Platform: a new tool to promote Excellence in ...

2018 is the European Year for Excellence in Pain Education. To mark this event, the European Pain Federation EFIC® is launching the EFIC Education Pl...

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Fantastic news: SIP selected as a Thematic Network 2018!

Our Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) platform is one of only three topics selected for the prestigious Thematic Networks program in 2018! This fantastic ...

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Staff members of a Maltese hospice foster experience exchange in ...

Keen on sharing and gaining know-how and experience, the fourth Maltese trio paid the Department of Palliative Medicine of the University Hospital RWT...

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SIP Events

Upcoming Events

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Saturday, 24th March 2018

FOCUS Fibromyalgie Belgique ASBL Fêtera ses 20 ans

The Organisation FOCUS Fibromyalgie Belgique celebrates its 20th Anniversary. Congratulations f...

Saturday, 31st March 2018

Cluster Headache Awareness Day 2018

Shaping a painless future for Cluster Headache. More Information can be found here...

Thursday, 12th April 2018

XVIIth Mediterranean Congress of Rheumatology

Further Information can be found here...


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