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 Expert Group

Please join the SIP Expert Group of the EU Health Policy Platform. Announcement of SIP as a "Thematic Network" is expected by end of 2017.


Latest News

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Making Visible The Invisible On Headache Pain

Save the date: Sharing Successful Experiences Across Europe on January 24th!

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THANK YOU for voting!

Survey of engagement within the EU Health Policy Platform is closed and SIP received the 2nd highest number of votes of all candidates! Througho...

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EFIC pain management exams

Tackling the societal impact of pain through better education for healthcare practitioners!

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