“European Civic Prize on Chronic Pain - Collecting Good Practices"


Active Citizenship Network is launching the project ”EU Civic Prize on Chronic Pain - Collecting good practices”. The aim is to give evidence of existing good practices in  European countries in terms of struggle against pain.

Establishing a “European Civic Prize on Chronic Pain”, based on the  selection of the practices presented by different healthcare stakeholders (patients’associations, health professionals, private and public hospitals, universities, etc.) will provide an occasion for demonstrating what this community can offer in terms of good practice and experiences which are useful in raising awareness about the condition, enhancing the body of knowledge of positive cases and success, and strengthening commitment to this topic.

The public European celebration of the Prize (final event planned for June 2017) will represent the recognition of ongoing excellence. We like to think that this will be the first in a series of prizes – perhaps every two years – awarded to celebrate progress in the treatment and manage of chronic pain.  We will invite most of the representatives of the collected good practices to this event. This will start the creation of a network of best practice practitioners, able to provide information, advice and practical help to each other.

A Jury, composed of international experts in chronic pain (from universities, healthcare professionals and providers’ organisations, civic and patients’ associations etc..) will choose the winners.

The winners will be given an expenses-paid visit to another winner and a publication in English in a suitable journal.

New closing date: we are looking forward to receive your submission for all the 2016!

 Tell us about your way of working with chronic pain and win!

Read this brief guide to fill in the Form 

Click here to submit your Good Practice!

Download the leaflet

For more information, please contact Daniela Quaggia: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Other information:
The Engagement of Cittadinanzattiva in the Fight against Useless Pain
Good practice: the policy of Cittadinanzattiva

 Active Citizenship Network is responsible for the scientific design and contents of this Project, that shall be realized with the financial and non-financial support of



The Jury of the Prize is composed by the following project partners:

CancerContribution ECHO efic Emnipre Spain
hope Pain Alliance uehp  




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