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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

If you have not yet endorsed the
SIP Joint Statement, there is still time
until January 31, 2019.


Latest News

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SIP France mobilized at the French Ministry of Health!

On the 25th of October, The French Ministry of health hosted an important event organized by SFETD, supported by the European initiative « Societ…

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National SIP Advocacy - Achievements 2018

On 25 October 2018, the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) Steering Committee met in Brussels to review activities and achievements in 2018 in Brussels and…

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SIP Strategy for 2019 and Next Steps

Although the EP elections are likely to change the Parliament’s set-up fundamentally, engagement at EU level will continue and continuity will also be…

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Upcoming Events

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Monday, 03rd September 2018

Bildungswerk Aachen is offering you an interesting autumn

Ladies and gentlemen, now that the summer is here and you can hopefully enjoy it to its fullest...

Wednesday, 28th November 2018

11th European Public Health Conference

The EPH Conference is the largest public health event in Europe. More than 1,500 delegates...

Thursday, 28th March 2019

7th Austrian Interprofessional Palliativcongress

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


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