In July 2020, the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted its European Semester 2020: country-specific recommendations (CRS) on economic, employment, and fiscal policies in the short and medium-term.

European Semester 2020: country-specific recommendations adopted

In July 2020, the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted its European Semester 2020: country-specific recommendations (CRS) on economic, employmen…

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Pain Alliance Europe (PAE), submitted a poster on “Chronic Pain and Stigma across Europe” to the World Institute of Pain (WIP) 10th World Congress, and this was accepted.

Pain Alliance Europe presents its poster on "Chronic Pain an…

Pain Alliance Europe (PAE), submitted a poster on “Chronic Pain and Stigma across Europe” to the World Institute of Pain (WIP) 10th World Congres…

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The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) published its multiannual project findings on the prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

Analysis of case studies on working with chronic musculoskel…

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) published its multiannual project findings on the prevention of work-related musculoskelet…

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For the first time since 1979, IASP introduced a revised definition of pain, the result of a two-year process that the association hopes will lead to revised ways of assessing pain.

IASP revised definition of pain

For the first time since 1979, IASP introduced a revised definition of pain, the result of a two-year process that the association hopes will lead to …

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Executive manager of Finnish Musculoskeletal Association (TULE ry) Marja Kinnunen has been appointed as deputy for Public Health Advisory Board to represent social- and health NGOs. TULE ry is also a SIP partner in Finland.    
 
The Finnish Government has appointed the Public Health Advisory Board for the term of office from 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2023.

Marja Kinnunen as deputy for Public Health Advisory Board

Executive manager of Finnish Musculoskeletal Association (TULE ry) Marja Kinnunen has been appointed as deputy for Public Health Advisory Board to rep…

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As we have noted previously, the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) has entered a new age, with the management of the project falling to the European Pain Federation EFIC and Pain Alliance Europe. Under this new management, we aim to continue with the hard work done by the SIP partners over the first 10 years and to find new opportunities to change pain policy for the benefit of patients.

Meet the Societal Impact of Pain Team!

As we have noted previously, the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) has entered a new age, with the management of the project falling to the European Pain …

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Over the past months, the European Pain Federation has made several contributions on the study "‘Strengthening Europe in the fight against cancer: Going further, faster’. We are delighted to see the role of pain management highlighted in the study. We hope that EU policymakers take note of this important document and ensure that pain management is included within the quality of life aspects of Europe’s new Beating Cancer Plan.

Publication of the Landmark Study ‘Strengthening Europe in t…

Over the past months, the European Pain Federation has made several contributions on the study "‘Strengthening Europe in the fight against cancer: Goi…

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From July 1st 2020 onwards, European Pain Federation EFIC and Pain Alliance Europe will take the lead on the strategic planning of the European SIP activities, as well as the management of projects and communications. The current partners Active Citizenship Network and Grünenthal will be involved in the wider SIP stakeholder forum together with other stakeholder groups.

Bringing pain policy to the next decade - new SIP model

From July 1st 2020 onwards, European Pain Federation EFIC and Pain Alliance Europe will take the lead on the strategic planning of the European SIP ac…

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On July 1st, the EFIC-Grunenthal Grant (E-G-G) will host a webinar on "How to launch your career in pain research with the EFIC-Grunenthal Grant (E-G-G)" from 11am to 11:30am CET. Find out more about the research grant, the application process as well as useful tips from Sara Badreh, EFIC Advocacy & Research Projects Officer and Joukje Oosterman, 2016 E-G-G winner.

Webinar "How to launch your career in pain research with the…

On July 1st, the EFIC-Grunenthal Grant (E-G-G) will host a webinar on "How to launch your career in pain research with the EFIC-Grunenthal Grant (E-G-…

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On May 28, the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety - Stella Kyriakides presented the new health programme for the 2021-2027 period: the EU4Health Programme.

A new EU4 Health Programme to address key challenges for hea…

On May 28, the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety - Stella Kyriakides presented the new health programme for the 2021-2027 period: the E…

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