EU Commissioner John Dalli supports SIP

"Managing pain correctly"

As Commissioner Dalli stated during the 2nd European symposium on the Societal Impact of Pain held in the European Parliament in Brussels on 3 and 4 May, ‘we need to understand pain better and manage it correctly’, especially in the context of an ageing society. Read the full transkription of John Dalli's opening speech during the SIP symosium in the EU Parliament on 3 May. 

The Commission recently launched the Active and Healthy Ageing Partnership. Moreover, the Council has called upon the Commission to conduct a reflection process about what Europe can do to address chronic diseases by 2012.

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