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1987-05-27 Italy


27 May 1987, Lake Como (Italy), as SIDS Family International (SIDSFI), a group of SIDS parents having previously met at 1st International Meeting of Parents Associations, 18 Oct 1985, Brussels (Belgium). Present name adopted 1992. SIDS Global Strategy Task Force merged with H-XD2651 - European Society for the Study and Prevention of Infant Death (ESPID) to form D-XM0810 - International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death (ISPID), 2004. Merged completely into ISPID, 2007.


Promote SIDS International Recommendations; provide an international forum for discussion of global sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) issues and act as an international voice on SIDS-related issues pertaining to risk reduction, counselling, support and education; consult, communicate, advise, network and share information and work together cooperatively on global issues with WHO and other groups; share ideas and information regarding research, counselling and education trends and fundraising.


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Executive Committee (meets annually), consisting of Chairman, Deputy Chairman, Secretary, Conference Chairman and at least 2 Executive Members. Regional sub-group: U-XD2653 - SIDS Europe.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being



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