In this section, national initiatives which have been set up in Portugal can be found.
National Program for Pain Management
Epidemiological study on chronic pain in the Portuguese popu…
TV Report: Societal Impact of Chronic Pain
Awareness Initiative in National Parliament
Publication: Indirect Costs of Chronic Pain
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”.
Beatriz Craveiro Lopes - Associação Portuguesa para o Estudo da Dor (APED)
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)