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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Impressions Video

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

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Grünenthal's CEO Demands Cooperation With Stakeholders

Valletta, Malta June 14th  Gabriel Baertschi addresses the improvement of pain policies in speech at Societal Impact of Pain symposium. During hi...

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EU Health ministers call for action on access to treatment for pa...

19th June, 2017 A major step forward for pain patients! Health ministers call for action on access to treatment for patients suffering from chron...

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