Societal Impact of Pain - Initiatives

Raising awareness for chronic pain on national level

Following the official launch of the "Societal Impact of Pain - A Road Map for Action" on European level in the European Parliament on 4 May 2011, it is SIP's mission to raise awareness of the relevance of the impact that pain has on our societies, health and economic systems and to exchange information and share best-practices across all member states of the European Union. 

The following information shows different country initiatives, press activities and communication materials from European Member States to make aware of the societal impact of pain in their country. 

The eleven Portuguese Patients Associations founders of the national Platform SIP Portugal are organizing a webinar to celebrate the National Day Against Pain registered to the 16th of October.
 

Webinar to celebrate the National Day Against Pain

The eleven Portuguese Patients Associations founders of the national Platform SIP Portugal are organizing a webinar to celebrate the National Day Agai…

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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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One of the main objective of PA!N (SIP NL) is to adapt a national pain guideline. As from 11 February 2020, the Dutch authorities adapted the health Standard for chronic pain, which also includes the patient´s perspective, in the national registry.

PA!N supports new health standard for chronic pain in the Ne…

One of the main objective of PA!N (SIP NL) is to adapt a national pain guideline. As from 11 February 2020, the Dutch authorities adapted the health S…

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On the eve of the SIP 2019 Symposium, SIP BE held its Steering Committee meeting. The aim of the meeting was to take the project forward, moving from a “start-up team” to a “steering committee”. All attendees agreed to this progression.

SIP Belgium Steering Committee meeting at SIP 2019

On the eve of the SIP 2019 Symposium, SIP BE held its Steering Committee meeting. The aim of the meeting was to take the project forward, moving from …

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On the eve of the SIP Symposium 2019, the Spanish SIP Platform’s Steering Committee met to prepare for the upcoming SIP Spain 2020 meeting. The meeting was led by the Spanish Pain Society (SED), Pain Alliance Europe (PAE), Spanish Society of Quality of Care (SECA),with the collaboration of the Spanish Hospital Management Society (SEDISA).

SIP Spain Steering Committee meeting at SIP 2019

On the eve of the SIP Symposium 2019, the Spanish SIP Platform’s Steering Committee met to prepare for the upcoming SIP Spain 2020 meeting. The meetin…

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