Press releases

Health ministers call for action on access to treatment for patie...

19th June, 2017 A major step forward for pain patients! Health ministers call for action on access to treatment for patients suffering from chron...

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President of Malta gives speech on the societal impact of pain

Valletta, Malta June 8th. The opening speech by the President of Malta at the European Union Civic Prize on Chronic Pain, organised by the Active Citi...

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World Health Organisation proposes new definition of chronic pain...

Valletta, Malta, June 9, 2017. The World Health Organisation (WHO), the global institution setting health policy standards, has proposed a new definit...

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Martin Seychell, Deputy Director General, European Commission DG Health and Food Safety and representatives of the SIP 2017 partners present the outcomes of this year's symposium in Valetta, Malta.

European Commission recognises Societal Impact of Pain

Valletta, Malta, June 9, 2017. The 7th annual Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) symposium comes to an end today, with clear policy recommendations having ...

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Representatives of the No Pain Foundation, the European Pain Federation EFIC, the European Patients’ Forum and the ISAL Foundation discuss the societal impact of pain on Malta.

Maltese patient organisations call for National Pain Plan

Valletta, Malta, June 8, 2017. The 7th annual Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) symposium started yesterday in Valletta with an opening workshop in which ...

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SIP 2017 Press Materials

Here you can find the latest SIP Press Materials for download. SIP 2017 Flyer SIP 2017 Fact Sheet For photos of Malta, please use the official EU2017...

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Impact of pain on society costs the EU up to 441 billion Euros an...

Experts discuss healthcare policy to tackle economic costs caused by chronic pain and work incapacity...

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SIP 2017

Pain causes a problem for individuals as well as a challenge for healthcare systems, economies and society: each year, approximately one in five Europ...

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Malta shall talk about chronic pain: SIP 2017 will be in Malta

Sliema, 25th May 2016 - No Pain Foundation, a Maltese non-profit organisation of patients and professionals operating on European territory for the im...

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Time for EU leaders to act on the societal impact of pain

For the first time, pain experts, patients, citizens, and policy-makers set out detailed policy recommendations to show EU and national governments ho...

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