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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.

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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, 14th November 2018

SFETD Congress 2018

More Details can be found here as soon as the program is available....

Friday, 16th November 2018

Annual Congress of Swiss Society for Interventional Pain Management

The Swiss Society for Interventional Pain Management (SSIPM) is the professional association whose m...


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