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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New pediatric pain research project in Spain

The ALGOS research group and Fundación Grünenthal’s URV Chair of Children's Pain are carrying out research in the 40 primary and secondary schools...

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SIP goes on tour in 2018

The national representatives of the SIP partners and endorsing organisations have started to build up national Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) platforms...

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Strengthening the voice of direct palliative care stakeholders

The Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA) calls for applications from palliative care organisations and organisations comprised of people living ...

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SIP Events

Upcoming Events

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Friday, 20th April 2018

Examinations for the European Pain Federation Diploma in Pain Medicine and Pain Physiotherapy

There are less than two months left to register to the Examinations for the European Pain Federation...

Monday, 23rd April 2018

Brain Research in Europe: Shaping FP9 and Delivering Innovation to the Benefit of Patients

The European Brain Council (EBC) will hold a two-day event at the University Foundation in Brussels ...

Thursday, 26th April 2018

From local to global: promoting societal impact of pain “SINE DOLORE WORLD PARK”

Sine Dolore European Pain Foundation, is organizing an Event in the European Parliament on April 26,...


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