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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 Joint Statement, there is still time.

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On 8 March, a new French law to strengthen the management of pediatric cancers through research, support for family carers, training of professionals and the right to be forgotten was introduced.

Pain management in children with cancer is now a priority in…

On 8 March, a new French law to strengthen the management of pediatric cancers through research, support for family carers, training of professionals …

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Pain management in children with cancer is now a priority in French law 03/15/2019 SIP platform https://www.sip-platform.eu/https://www.sip-platform.eu/resources/details/pain-management-in-children-with-cancer-is-now-a-priority-in-french-law
The SIP Thematic Network provided a unique opportunity to create new synergies and break silos. SIP is now collaboration with the Joint Action of the European Commission CHRODIS Plus that aims at implementing pilot projects and generate practical lessons in the field of chronic diseases. SIP will be represented by our partners Pain Alliance Europe (PAE) and particularly involved in the Work Package (WP) 8 on Employment and Chronic Conditions.
Joop van Griensven, President of PAE, represents SIP at the CHRODIS+ meeting with the WP8 on “Employment in the Multi-morbidity Chronic Care Model” that takes place on 28th February at the Policlinico Gemelli in Rome.
In CHRODIS PLUS 42 partners, representing 21 European countries, collaborate to implement pilot projects and generate practical lessons in the field of chronic diseases.
Stay tuned, more to come!

SIP Collaboration with CHRODIS+

The SIP Thematic Network provided a unique opportunity to create new synergies and break silos. SIP is now collaboration with the Joint Action of the …

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SIP Collaboration with CHRODIS+ 02/28/2019 SIP platform https://www.sip-platform.eu/https://www.sip-platform.eu/resources/details/sip-collaboration-with-chrodis
In 2019, the SIP initiative has reached its 10th Anniversary which underlines the sustainability of the trustful collaboration of the four SIP partners European Pain Federation EFIC, Pain Alliance Europe, Active Citizenship Network and Grünenthal. We are proud on our significant achievements over the past 10 years with more than 300 endorsing organisations and many political support.
Read more about the significant achievements of the SIP platform from the past 10 years.
Milestones of the SIP platform:

2011: The Societal Impact of Pain A Road Map for Action
2014: Informal Health Conclusions Italian Presidency, Informal Health Council
2016: 8 Policy Recommendations: Time for Action
2017: Policy Recommendations 2017
2018: SIP Position Paper
2018/2019: SIP Thematic Network Joint Statement

This year, we will showcase some of the achievements from the last 10 years and ask our Partners and pain experts about their vision for the next 10 years in pain advocacy. 

10th Anniversary of Societal Impact of Pain

In 2019, the SIP initiative has reached its 10th Anniversary which underlines the sustainability of the trustful collaboration of the four SIP partner…

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10th Anniversary of Societal Impact of Pain 02/25/2019 SIP platform https://www.sip-platform.eu/https://www.sip-platform.eu/resources/details/id-10th-anniversary-of-societal-impact-of-pain

SIP EVENTS

Upcoming Events

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Friday, 22nd March 2019
THE 12TH RA-UK-ESRA Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Course will take place on 22-23 March 2019 at St George's Hospital, University of London. An international faculty of experts will teach the latest techniques in ultrasound-guided interventional procedures for chronic pain with live models and cadaveric anatomy.
Title: LPF Ultrasound in Chronic Pain Medicine Course
Dates: 22-23 March 2019
Location: Dept of Anatomy, St George's Hospital, Univ, of London, UK
Contact:Ciaran Wazir ciaranwazir@gmail.com 
You can find additional indormation here.

12th RA-UK/ESRA/LPF Ultrasound in Chronic Pain Medicine Course

THE 12TH RA-UK-ESRA Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Course will take place on 22-23 March 2019 at St Geo...

12th RA-UK/ESRA/LPF Ultrasound in Chronic Pain Medicine Course 03/22/2019 03/23/2019 SIP platform
12th RA-UK/ESRA/LPF Ultrasound in Chronic Pain Medicine Course
London, UK
Tuesday, 26th March 2019
The Congress of the German Society for Surgery in 2019 will take place in Munich between the 26th and the 29th of March.
Find more information about this event here.

136. Congress of the German Society for Surgery

The Congress of the German Society for Surgery in 2019 will take place in Munich between the 26th an...

136. Congress of the German Society for Surgery 03/26/2019 03/29/2019 SIP platform
136. Congress of the German Society for Surgery
ICM, Munich, Germany
Thursday, 28th March 2019
PALLIATIVE CARE - WAYS INTO THE FUTURE
Controversy in Palliative care was the motto of the OPG Congress in Bregenz 2017 and two years later, the Austrian Interprofessional Palliativcongress in Innsbruck will take up this topic and follow it. The main focus will be on the places, where a culture of concern is particularly needed. Read the initial Programm of the congress on the website of the Austrian Palliative society.

7th Austrian Interprofessional Palliativcongress

PALLIATIVE CARE - WAYS INTO THE FUTURE Controversy in Palliative care was the motto of the OPG Congr...

7th Austrian Interprofessional Palliativcongress 03/28/2019 03/30/2019 SIP platform
7th Austrian Interprofessional Palliativcongress
Innsbruck, Austria

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