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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.

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SIP National

The national SIP representatives and endorsers have started to build up national Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) platforms in Europe.

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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BMP Patient-Centred Innovation Grant – the winner(s...

A Jury composed exclusively of patients and patients’ representatives ensures that the winning project(s) really represent the most valuable solutio...

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AfPA launches Headache and Migraine Policy Forum

The challenge of migraine as an unexplained disease means that it is difficult to treat due to a variety of reasons including scientific, social, fina...

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EFNA survey of young Europeans with neurologial conditions

Thanks to all of you who have taken part in and shared our Young People's survey so far. We have had a fantastic response but hope to hear from more o...

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SIP Events

Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, 30th May 2018

19th Annual EFORT Congress 2018

EFORT is European Federation Of National Associations Of Orthopaedics. EFORT 2018 is organizing thei...

Thursday, 07th June 2018

3rd Eastern European Pain Congress

3rd East-European Pain Congress tends to become the biggest pain-related meeting in Eastern Europe. ...

Saturday, 09th June 2018

Annual Scientific Meeting of the Belgian Pain Society

“Pain education” will be the main topic of the the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Belgian Pain...


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