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EFIC® Congress 2017

European Pain Federation, Belgium

Societal Impact of Pain (SIP):

the classification of chronic pain as a condition and what it means for policies and health systems

10th Congress of the European Pain federation efic®

SIP Societal Impact of Pain

More information at: www.sip-platform.eu

When and Where

Friday 8th September (10:30-12:00), EFIC Congress in Copenhagen (Hall C)

What will be discussed?

  • What is the Societal Impact of Pain platform?
  • Chronic pain as a condition or symptom – the IASP position
  • What the classification of chronic pain could mean for pain care policy in Europe?
  • What the classification of chronic pain could mean for patients?
  • The International Classification of Diseases process – ICD 11 and chronic pain

Agenda of the EFIC Pain Congress 2017 - Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Societal Impact of Pain Meeting
    Chair: Thomas Tölle (Germany)
  • Welcome (per video)
    Annika Strandhäll, Ministry for Social Affairs (Sweden)
  • Introduction: What is the Societal Impact of Pain Platform?
    Bart Morlion (Belgium)
  • Chronic pain as a condition or symptom - the IASP position
    Rolf-Detlef Treede (GER)
  • What the classification of chronic pain could mean for pain policies?
    Marian Harkin MEP (Ireland)
  • What the classification of chronic pain could mean for patients?
    Liisa Jutila, Pain Alliance Europe (Finland)
  • The International Classification of Disease process - ICD 11 and chronic pain
    Robert Jakob (WHO, Suisse)
  • Question & Answers