As a good start in 2020 the European commission published a dedicated issue on pain "‘Why do people develop chronic pain" in the “Horizon, the EU research & Innovation magazine“. The article contains information on two Projects supported by the European Commission: „DoloRisk Understanding risk factors and determinants for neuropathic pain „ and „Cordis: Decomposition of pain into celltypes”.

Why do people develop chronic pain?

As a good start in 2020 the European commission published a dedicated issue on pain "‘Why do people develop chronic pain" in the “Horizon, the EU rese…

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Dear Reader,The year 2019, marking the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) platform’s first ten years of collaboration, is drawing to a close. In October 2009, a small group of stakeholders joined forces with the aim of tackling the burden of chronic pain on society. Ten years later, the Platform has grown into a large community, with more than 340 endorsing organisations from over 35 countries.

For Christmas: the 27th edition of the SIP Newsletter!

Dear Reader,The year 2019, marking the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) platform’s first ten years of collaboration, is drawing to a close. In October 20…

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Finland is the 8th country in Europe to launch the “Societal Impact of Pain” (SIP) platform. The kick-off seminar was held in November 29th, 2019 in Helsinki. SIP is an international platform that provides opportunities for discussion for health care professionals, pain advocacy groups, politicians, healthcare insurance providers, representatives of health authorities, regulators and budget holders in European countries. SIP FIN seminar was organized by Finnish Pain Association, Finnish Musculoskeletal Association TULE and Finnish Association for the Study of Pain.

First seminar to launch SIP Finland

Finland is the 8th country in Europe to launch the “Societal Impact of Pain” (SIP) platform. The kick-off seminar was held in November 29th, 2019 in H…

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More than 210 participants from 24 countries joined the SIP 2019 Symposium on November 7 in Brussels. Watch the Video and impressions from this Event! 

SIP 2019 - Bringing pain policy to the next decade

More than 210 participants from 24 countries joined the SIP 2019 Symposium on November 7 in Brussels. Watch the Video and impressions from this Event!…

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New EU mandate can provide relief for Europe’s most productivity-destroying disease

SIP 2019 press release

New EU mandate can provide relief for Europe’s most productivity-destroying disease…

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EU could double productivity by investing in chronic pain care

SIP 2019 employment press release

EU could double productivity by investing in chronic pain care

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Inadequate HCP education causing patient pain and costing billions in lost productivity

SIP 2019 education press release

Inadequate HCP education causing patient pain and costing billions in lost productivity…

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Research into chronic pain could save EU billions of euros a year, say advocates

SIP 2019 research press release

Research into chronic pain could save EU billions of euros a year, say advocates…

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The 10-year anniversary SIP Symposium “Bringing pain policy to the next decade” is fast approaching.

Follow SIP 2019 via Live Stream!

The 10-year anniversary SIP Symposium “Bringing pain policy to the next decade” is fast approaching.…

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An exciting event will take place on November 29th in Helsinki, Finland, just after the SIP Symposium. The new SIP National platform will host ist first Seminar with their local SIP Partners - Finnish Pain Association, Finnish Musculoskeletal Association and Finnish Association for the Study of Pain. 

SIP Finland first seminar

An exciting event will take place on November 29th in Helsinki, Finland, just after the SIP Symposium. The new SIP National platform will host ist fir…

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