Sip Germany

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

Pain is a key factor for the quality of life and a challenge for health care systems. Around 80 million people in Europe suffer from chronic pain. Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Kress, the president of the European Federation of IASP Chapters (EFIC), pointed this out during the Pain Conference "Societal Impact of Pain" (SIP) in Copenhagen and requests political support.

Kompass Newsletter

Pain is a key factor for the quality of life and a challenge for health care systems. Around 80 million people in Europe suffer from chronic pain. Pro…

17 % of Germans suffer from non-tumor related chronic pain. According to recent estimations, 50% of these patients are receiving inadequate pain treatment. For this reason, the Deutsche Schmerzgesellschaft e.V. is implementing reconsiderations in their “national action plan against pain” concerning politics and science.

German Pain Society - "Action Day Against Pain"

17 % of Germans suffer from non-tumor related chronic pain. According to recent estimations, 50% of these patients are receiving inadequate pain treat…

This year for the 26th time the German Pain Society will hand out the Pain Research Award.

German Pain Society: 26th Pain Research Award

This year for the 26th time the German Pain Society will hand out the Pain Research Award.

In March 2012 the article “Insufficient Paint Therapy – A matter of human rights” written by Rolf-Detlef Treede and Norbert van Rooij appeared in the „Gesellschaftspolitische Kommentare“ No 3/12.

Gesellschaftspolitischer Kommentar

In March 2012 the article “Insufficient Paint Therapy – A matter of human rights” written by Rolf-Detlef Treede and Norbert van Rooij appeared in the …

In March 2012 the Deutsche Seniorenliga produced an informative brochure about pain in cooperation with Grünenthal. The title of the brochure is "Chronischen Schmerzen im Alter" and it focuses on elderly people. The brochure contains information about what pain is, diagnosing pain, the treatment of pain and tips for elderly people who suffer from pain.
Please find here the full brochure "Chronischen Schmerzen im Alter".

Brochure "Chronischen Schmerzen im Alter"

In March 2012 the Deutsche Seniorenliga produced an informative brochure about pain in cooperation with Grünenthal. The title of the brochure is "Chro…

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