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Why We Do ‘Advocacy’ – Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan Case Study

Why We Do ‘Advocacy’ – Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan Case Study

What Is The Beating Cancer Plan? Pain is a common symptom in patients who survive cancer and in those who live with progressive advanced disease. Evidence from meta‐analyses suggests that pain remains poorly controlled for a large proportion of patients; barriers to...
April is Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month is an annual event organized by the Stress Management Society, since 1992. The aim of this month is for health care professionals and health promotion experts to increase public awareness about both the causes and treatments for stress. The...
World Obesity Day 2021

World Obesity Day 2021

World Obesity Day takes place annually on 4 March. It is organised by the World Obesity Federation, a non-profit body which is in official relations with the World Health Organisation and is a collaborating body on the Lancet Commission on Obesity. The mission of...
#EFICPlainTalking: A new campaign on health literacy

#EFICPlainTalking: A new campaign on health literacy

The European Pain Federation EFIC is delighted to announce the launch of the Plain Talking campaign as part of EFIC President Brona Fullen’s presidential campaign on health literacy.What is health literacy? Health literacy is how a person can find information...
European Pain Forum Virtual Meeting 2020

European Pain Forum Virtual Meeting 2020

On 18th September 2020, the annual European Pain Forum meeting was held. This being a challenging year, the meeting was held virtually. The European Pain Federation EFIC convened the meeting to bring together all of the key organisations representing the scientific...

September is Pain Awareness Month

As September is Pain Awareness Month, the European Pain Federation EFIC wants to provide resources, create dialogue and promote research opportunities to increase public awareness in the area of pain and pain management. #eficvirtualpainsummit: High quality education...