Sip Portugal

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

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…

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…

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…

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.…

This article on indirect costs of chronic pain in Portugal ("Custos indirectos da dor crónica em Portugal") was published in January 2012 in the "National Magazine of Public Health" as well as presented during the 3rd international SIP symposium in Copenhagen during SIP Workshop 6 by Margarida Augusto.

Publication: Indirect Costs of Chronic Pain

This article on indirect costs of chronic pain in Portugal ("Custos indirectos da dor crónica em Portugal") was published in January 2012 in the "Nati…

Short Info

In June 2018 a group of multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals and a group of patient representatives met to identify relevant topics for SIP and launched the national SIP platform in Portugal. Both groups are now working together on their common priorities “Pain and Work” and “Awareness on Pain”.

 

Contact

HCPs Contact:
Beatriz Craveiro Lopes - Associação Portuguesa para o Estudo da Dor (APED)

Patients Contact:
Maria Teresa Flor de Lima - Associação de Doentes de Dor Crónica dos Açores (ADDCA)
Ivone Machado - Associação Atlântica de Apoio a Doentes de Machado-Joseph (AAADMJ)
Isabel Pireza - Associação Portuguesa de Doentes com Enxaqueca e Cefaleias (MiGRA)
Alexandre Silva - Sociedade Portuguesa de Esclerose Múltipla (SPEM)

 

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