SIP 2012 – 2nd December Update: Latest news on the “Societal Impact of Pain”

Dear SIP endorser,
on behalf of the SIP Platform, we would like to inform you on the latest news on the Societal Impact of Pain in Europe for December 2012:
New Publication:
The scientific paper on “Chronic Diseases in the European Union: The Prevalence and Health Cost Implications of Chronic Pain” got now published by the Journal for Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy. Read more.

National Initiatives

o   Spain: Please read a summarizing report of the Spanish SIP meeting which took place in the National Ministry of Health on 23 Nov 2012. Read more.
o   Austria: Chronic Pain as fundamental cause for sickness leave and early retirement. Austrian SIP Expert discussion on 3 December. Read more.

 SIP Platform: More information on the next SIP 2013 event will follow at the beginning of next year.
The SIP Platform wishes you a wonderful Merry Christmas and a good start into the new year.
Looking forward to another exciting 2013 with you!
With kind regards,
Kristina Barinka, on behalf of the SIP PlatformBeschreibung: Beschreibung: Beschreibung: Beschreibung: cid:419355815@22122009-1456