The involvement of Active Citizenship Network in SIP 2017

In the context of the Societal Impact of Pain Symposium (SIP) 2017, held in Malta on the 7-8-9 of June 2017, ACN has been involved as cooperation partner.
The scientific framework of the SIP platform is under the responsibility of the European Pain Federation EFIC®. Co-operation partners for SIP 2017 are Pain Alliance Europe and Active Citizenship Network. The SIP 2017 symposium is co-hosted by the Malta Health Network, partner of ACN and the No Pain Foundation.

On the 7th of June ACN has been involved as expert panelist in the following workshops:
13:30 –17:00 GAfPA Workshop “Effective lobbying for pain and SIP advocates
14:30 – 18:30 Pre-Symposium “The Societal Impact of Pain on Malta”

Read the presentations of ACN Director Mariano Votta


On the 8th of June:
ACN celebrated in the SIP 2017 framework the Award ceremony of its project the “European Civic Prize on Chronic Pain - Collecting Good Practices

See the photos


Moreover ACN has been mainly involved as secretary of the Working Group 2, titled “European and national platforms addressing the societal impact of pain”.
After this working group ACN has been the key role to collaborate in the developing of the conclusions papers. These conclusions has been presented and ratified at the symposium plenary on 9 June.

Download here the conclusions

Sip 2017 flyer

Sip 2017 Abstract& Background


Read more on our commitment on the issue of pain relief at national and European level:

  1. The Engagement of Cittadinanzattiva in the Fight against Useless Pain
  2. 2014: Pain therapy and palliative care in the European political agenda
  3. Civic EU Recommendations on chronic pain
  4. Pain: report on respect of patients' rights among the Europe
  5. Painpatientpathwayrecommendations
  6. Chronic pain: making the invisible visible. Europeancollection of goodpractices
  7. “European Civic Prize on Chronic Pain - Collecting Good Practices"

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