2018

Second Live Webinar with the European Commission on the SIP …

The Thematic Network on SIP held its second webinar dedicated to discuss the ‘The Societal Impact of Pain – our joint challenge to tackle’ on 4 Octobe…

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EFIC highlight SIP project at 17th World Congress on Pain

The IASP World Congress on Pain featured a special session devoted to the advocacy efforts of the IASP and its various regions, which gave us the oppo…

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Rescheduled - 2nd Webinar on the SIP Thematic Network on Oct…

  Unfortunately due to technical difficulties, we have had to postpone the meeting til October 4th. We hope to hear from you then. Thank yo…

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SIP Thematic Network - Pain as a Health Quality Indicator

There is currently a data gap in how we measure and monitor the societal impact of pain across the EU. We want to change this!…

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SIP Thematic Network - Pain Education of Healthcare Professi…

Pain medicine is not taught as a dedicated unit in most European medical schools, and there is a lack of awareness of the societal impact of pain in t…

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SIP Thematic Network - Research on Pain

There is inconsistent funding for pain research on national and EU levels, including a likely reduction in funds available for pain research in the up…

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SIP Thematic Network - Pain as a Factor in Employment

Chronic pain has a major impact on workforce participants and productivity and is not adequately acknowledged nor addressed by employers and policymak…

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EFIC move to the heart of the EU quarter

The European Pain Federation EFIC recently completed their office move to the EU quarter of Brussels. Advocacy, especially the SIP project have been c…

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EFIC publish first Annual Report

EFIC have taken another step forward by publishing an Annual Report for the first time. EFIC celebrate their 25th anniversary in 2018 and have marked …

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Join the 2nd Webinar on the SIP Thematic Network on September 20!

  The SIP network and the European Commission are hosting a webinar on the Joint Statement and the related Framing Paper. Have your voice h…

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