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 on Tour

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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Launch of SIP in France!

On May 31st, the French Society for the Study and Management of Pain (SFETD) and the pharmaceutical company Grünenthal have launched the national Soc...

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Launch of the Patient Voice in Gout survey at EULAR 2018 in ...

Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in Europe, yet awareness of it is relatively low. Existing data indicates that Gout is a very p...

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Join the 1st Webinar on the SIP Thematic Network!

The European Commission invites for the first Webinar on June 25th on the SIP Thematic Network. All SIP endorser are invited to contribute to the disc...

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SIP Events

Upcoming Events

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Monday, 25th June 2018

Save the date: First Webinar of the 2018 TN cycle by SIP

Please join the first Webinar of the 2018 Thematic Network (TN) cycle by SIP on Monday 25 ...

Wednesday, 12th September 2018

37th Annual ESRA Congress

The 37th Annual ESRA Congress (ESRA 2018) offers an engaging scientific programme with contributions...

World Congress on Pain 2018

The World Congress on Pain® is the preeminent global meeting devoted to sharing new developments in...


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