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.

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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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An exciting Event has taken place on October 18th in Portugal with about 80 representatives from healthcare and patient organisations. The SIP Portugal Event was held at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation  in Lisbon with the title "Investigate, Evaluate, Educate, Act". The Panel session has been moderated by the journalist Isabel Stilwell.

SIP Portugal Launch Event

An exciting Event has taken place on October 18th in Portugal with about 80 representatives from healthcare and patient organisations. The SIP Portuga…

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An exciting national event took place on October 10 in Ljubljana, Slovenia with many representatives from national patient and healthcare organisations involved in the area of pain. The meeting was organised by the SIP SLO national platform which has just started its work in 2019 and has officially been launched in this Event.

SIP National event in Slovenia

An exciting national event took place on October 10 in Ljubljana, Slovenia with many representatives from national patient and healthcare organisation…

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On 19th September 2019, from 2.00 to 3.00pm, the EU Health Policy Platform will host a live webinar in English on:
Employment and Chronic Conditions in Europe – Facing the challenge
It aims to share information on chronic conditions in the work sector and how Chrodis Plus is dealing with it.

CHRODIS+ Webinar

On 19th September 2019, from 2.00 to 3.00pm, the EU Health Policy Platform will host a live webinar in English on: Employment and Chronic Conditions i…

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The bi-annual EFIC Congress 2019 will take place from 4-7 September in Valencia, Spain.


The representatives of the eight SIP national platforms will come together for the first time to share their experiences how to tackle the societal Impact of pain on national level.

Presentation of SIP National at EFIC congress 2019

The bi-annual EFIC Congress 2019 will take place from 4-7 September in Valencia, Spain. The representatives of the eight SIP national platforms wil…

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SIP France continues to raise awareness on chronic pain. After a first round of national mobilization with the Ministry of Health in 2018, SIP France is continuing the debate at regional level. On February 15, 2019, SIP France organised a lunch-debate on the course of care of the pain patients in the Auvergne Rhone Alpes (AURA) with the support of Lyon Hospital, host of the event.

SIP France round table meeting in Lyon in February

SIP France continues to raise awareness on chronic pain. After a first round of national mobilization with the Ministry of Health in 2018, SIP France…

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