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

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SIP Belgium has released a national SIP Joint Statement, explaining their goal to improve the (re)integration of pain patients in the Belgian workforce and Society by developing and presenting multi-stakeholder recommendations to policy makers.

SIP Belgium has released a national SIP Joint Statement

SIP Belgium has released a national SIP Joint Statement, explaining their goal to improve the (re)integration of pain patients in the Belgian workforc…

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The joint statement has been prepared by the SIP Portugal platform in March 2019 and presents the common position of all those involved and proposes actions to be taken, relevant to pain, in two categories: employment and education. There is a need to develop policies and design action strategies so that many of the key problems identified are reduced. This is only possible if there is an effective and preventive intervention of public policies in health.
The document is a great example how a national SIP platform should address societal impact of pain topics to policy makers and is a helpful tool for other SIP national platforms to prepare similar documents for national use

Joint Declaration of the Platform for the Social Impact of P…

The joint statement has been prepared by the SIP Portugal platform in March 2019 and presents the common position of all those involved and proposes a…

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The 2019-2020 Call for Proposals will be available online on the website of BMP Grant for a period of 6 months starting July 2019.

Call for Proposals - Brain, Mind, and Pain (BMP) Patient-Cen…

The 2019-2020 Call for Proposals will be available online on the website of BMP Grant for a period of 6 months starting July 2019.…

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Wednesday, 04th September 2019
The European congresses of the European Pain Federation give access to leading lecturers and a scientific program consisting of the latest evidence-based and best-practice-based medicine in all relevant disciplines in the field of pain management.
The 11th Congress of the European Pain Federation, Pain in Europe XI, will take place in the Spanish town of Valencia, from 4-7 September 2019. This major biennial gathering brings together the most recognized experts in the field of pain medicine to exchange medical science.



Why should you attend?



EFIC​​​​​​​​​​​​​® is the largest European Pain Congress.
​EFIC® shines a spotlight on current trends and future developments in pain medicine.​
Join other international physicians and scientists to be a part of this unique opportunity to share cutting edge research ​and network with distinguished experts in the field.

Relevance of EFIC Congress 2019 for SIP

The biennial EFIC congress is an important event to bring different stakeholders in the area of pain together (healthcare professionals, patient representatives, industry and others)
The topics of the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) receive increasing attention from these stakeholder groups
EFIC 2019 is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the relevance that pain has on individuals and society and to share the SIP policy recommendations
For the first time this year, the SIP national representatives will meet to share their experiences on how to build a SIP national platform with relevant stakeholders and how to identify their priorities

 
All information at http://efic-congress.org/

11th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC

The European congresses of the European Pain Federation give access to leading lecturers and a scientific program consisting of the latest evidence-ba…

Saturday, 07th September 2019
The 32nd ECNP Congress will take place from 7-10 September 2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The ECNP Congress that occurs annually is Europe’s largest meeting on applied and translational neuroscience.  Held in autumn every year, the Congress brings together a vibrant group of psychiatrists, neuroscientists, neurologists and psychologists from around the world to discuss the latest developments in the science and treatment of brain disorders.
With around 6000 participants, the ECNP congress is Europe’s premier showcase for new research, treatments and technologies in applied brain science. Spanning the spectrum of human mood, behaviour, cognition and emotion, the congress covers most brain-related aspects from basic science to clinical care.
You can be a part of the ECNP Congress if you are:
• Medical researcher in neuropsychopharmacolgy, psychiatry and neurology  • Clinician/practitioner • Neuroscientist  • Public health professional 
A great line-up of an exciting scientific programme with a broad range of topics is awaiting you at the next ECNP Congress. More information can be found on the official Congress website.  

32nd ECNP Congress

The 32nd ECNP Congress will take place from 7-10 September 2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The ECNP Congress that occurs annually is Europe’s largest m…

Wednesday, 25th September 2019
The Germany Society for Neurology will hold their 92. Congress in 2019 in Stuttgart. The Event will take place between the 25th and the 28th of September.
Find more eiformation about his event here.

92. Congress of the German Society for Neurology

The Germany Society for Neurology will hold their 92. Congress in 2019 in Stuttgart. The Event will take place between the 25th and the 28th of Septem…

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