Sip Portugal

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

In addition to its high frequency and relevant individual and social impact, chronic pain (CP) has been shown to be a major contributor to increased healthcare utilisation, reduced labour productivity, and consequently large direct and indirect costs.

Economic impact of chronic pain in Portugal

In addition to its high frequency and relevant individual and social impact, chronic pain (CP) has been shown to be a major contributor to increased h…

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The National Program for Pain Management emerged from the need to define new objectives and new operational strategies, as a follow-up to the NPFAP and using the experience gained so far.

National Program for Pain Management

The National Program for Pain Management emerged from the need to define new objectives and new operational strategies, as a follow-up to the NPFAP an…

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A cross-sectional nationwide epidemiological study was performed in a random sample of the Portuguese adult population, aiming to describe the prevalence and impact of chronic pain (CP).

Epidemiological study on chronic pain in the Portuguese popu…

A cross-sectional nationwide epidemiological study was performed in a random sample of the Portuguese adult population, aiming to describe the prevale…

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On the 11th of June a media report appeared on Portuguese national television. Chronic pain as disease costs Portugal 3 million euro´s per year and it affects around 30% of the Portuguese population. Chronic pains can occur over longer periods and last for years.

TV Report: Societal Impact of Chronic Pain

On the 11th of June a media report appeared on Portuguese national television. Chronic pain as disease costs Portugal 3 million euro´s per year and it…

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A awareness action about chronic pain was promoted by Fundação Grünenthal between 15-17 May 2012 in the Portuguese National Parliament.

Awareness Initiative in National Parliament

A awareness action about chronic pain was promoted by Fundação Grünenthal between 15-17 May 2012 in the Portuguese National Parliament.…

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Short Info

A group of multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals and a group of patient representatives have met in June and July to identify relevant topics for SIP in Portugal. Both groups will now work together on their common priorities “Pain and Work” and “Awareness on Pain”.

 

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