Sip Belgium

In this section, national initiatives which have been set up in Belgium can be found.

Representatives from countries with SIP related activities and national platforms provided an update on their activities and policy developments in Brussels on the 25th of Oktober. SIP Belgium, established in the beginning of 2018, shared their objectives in a presentation (attached).

Updates SIP Belgium October 2018

Representatives from countries with SIP related activities and national platforms provided an update on their activities and policy developments in Br…

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Dr. Saskia Decuman, ergotherapist and expert from the Belgium Institute for Public Sickness Insurance and Handicaps (RIZIV), has been convinced of the benefits to reintegrate people with chronic pain into work for a long time. It is now time for recommendations to be transposed into policy guidelines.
A core team representing multiple stakeholder groups including payer started their work. Main focus will be “reintegration of chronic pain patients into work”. First results have been published in a newspaper article.
The publication can be found here.

A project team for SIP Belgium started its work

Dr. Saskia Decuman, ergotherapist and expert from the Belgium Institute for Public Sickness Insurance and Handicaps (RIZIV), has been convinced of the…

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Low back pain is a common Problem with high societal impact, with a one-year prevalence of nearly 40% and a lifetime prevalence of over 70% in industrialized countries.

Low Back Pain and Radicular Pain: Development of a Clinical …

Low back pain is a common Problem with high societal impact, with a one-year prevalence of nearly 40% and a lifetime prevalence of over 70% in industr…

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Letter from the Belgian Federal Ministry of Health, Directorate for acute, chronic and elderly care, asking for candidates to run these pain centers.

Belgian Federal Ministry of Health

Letter from the Belgian Federal Ministry of Health, Directorate for acute, chronic and elderly care, asking for candidates to run these pain centers.…

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In Europe 1 in 4 people suffer from such pain that sometimes persists for years and according to pain doctor Griet Brusselmans - that figure is similar for Belgium.

TV and Radio Report with Bart Morlion

In Europe 1 in 4 people suffer from such pain that sometimes persists for years and according to pain doctor Griet Brusselmans - that figure is simila…

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Short Info

In May 2018 a core team representing multiple stakeholder groups including payers started their work on launching SIP Belgium.