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European Pain Federation

European Pain Federation (EFIC) is a multidisciplinary professional organization in the field of pain science and medicine, made up of the 30 European Chapters of IASP (International Association for the Study of Pain). Established in 1993, by Prof. Ulf Lindblom, EFIC's 30 constituent chapters represent 33 countries and close to 18.000 scientists, physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists and other healthcare professionals across Europe, who study pain and treat patients in pain.

The Societal Impact of Pain – A Road Map for Action
  European Pain Federation(EFIC) recently issued a call to European governments and EU institutions to address the issues associated with untreated and undertreated pain. 58 organizations have endorsed the call so far – view a list of endorsers here. Visit the EFIC website for an updated document and list of endorsing organizations:

Contact Information:

European Pain Federation (EFIC)
Medialaan 24
B-1800 Vilvoorde
Tel.: +32 2 251 55 10
Fax: +32 2 251 48 10

Executive Board:

President: Dr. Chris Wells
President Elect: Prof. Bart Morlion
Immediate Past President: Prof. Hans G. Kress, M.D., Ph.D.
Honorary Treasurer: Prof. Elon Eisenberg
Honorary Secretary: Assistant Prof. Nevenka Krcevski-Skvarc, MS, MD, PhD