The Pain Alliance Europe (PAE) 2020 survey about the use of electronic devices/services to manage their health is now open until end of April!

Respond to the PAE Survey 2020 on use of e-health and m-health

The Pain Alliance Europe (PAE) 2020 survey about the use of electronic devices/services to manage their health is now open until end of April!…

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The Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) welcomes the European Commission Roadmap on Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan and responded to its consultation.

SIP response to Europes' Beating Cancer Plan

The Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) welcomes the European Commission Roadmap on Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan and responded to its consultation.…

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Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) supports the social media campaign from EMHA at the international Cluster Headache Day on the 21st of March 2020.

International Cluster Headache Day on 21st March 2020

Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) supports the social media campaign from EMHA at the international Cluster Headache Day on the 21st of March 2020.…

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Chronic pain is a huge problem; not just because of its debilitating effects on those afflicted but also because of the associated stigma, writes Jeroen Lenaers in his recent article in the Parliament Policy, Politics and People Magazine.

Stigma and chronic pain - article from MEP Jeroen Lenaers

Chronic pain is a huge problem; not just because of its debilitating effects on those afflicted but also because of the associated stigma, writes Jero…

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One of the main objectives of PA!N (SIP NL) is to adapt a national pain guideline. As from 11 February 2020, the Dutch authorities adapted the Health standard for chronic pain, which also includes the Patient´s perspective, in the national registry.

New health standard for chronic pain in the Netherlands

One of the main objectives of PA!N (SIP NL) is to adapt a national pain guideline. As from 11 February 2020, the Dutch authorities adapted the Health …

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Since the start of Societal Impact of Pain in 2009 the platform has achieved significant milestones on European and national level.

SIP National - from European recommendations to national imp…

Since the start of Societal Impact of Pain in 2009 the platform has achieved significant milestones on European and national level.…

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This year is the IASP "2020 Global Year for Prevention of Pain", where the theme focuses on disseminating pain prevention strategies to researchers, clinicians, and patients. SIP has contributed in the last 10 years to the prevention of pain by:

IASP - 2020 Global Year for the Prevention of Pain

This year is the IASP "2020 Global Year for Prevention of Pain", where the theme focuses on disseminating pain prevention strategies to researchers, c…

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The meeting “Brain Health as a Global Priority - Time for the EU to Act Now”, jointly organized by the European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA), the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) and EBC was held at the European Parliament in Brussels on 18 February 2020. This event brought together key decision-makers and stakeholders to exchange views on how brain-related priorities set at the global level can be translated into policy action at the EU and national levels of governance.

Report from meeting: Brain Health as a Global Priority – tim…

The meeting “Brain Health as a Global Priority - Time for the EU to Act Now”, jointly organized by the European Federation of Neurological Association…

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The new European Commission is beginning to deliver on its key priorities, one of them being the “Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan”. SIP is proud to see that it also looks to solve a range of issues including the lack of adequate healthcare models and skills for palliative care and pain management.

Europes' Beating Cancer Plan

The new European Commission is beginning to deliver on its key priorities, one of them being the “Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan”. SIP is proud to see t…

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Read the Proceedings of the 8th European symposium on the “Societal Impact of Pain” (SIP 2019) which took place on November 6-7, 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. The symposium entitled “Bringing pain policy to the next decade” marked the 10th anniversary of the SIP platform.

SIP Proceedings now available!

Read the Proceedings of the 8th European symposium on the “Societal Impact of Pain” (SIP 2019) which took place on November 6-7, 2019 in Brussels…

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