SIDS International

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History

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 European Society for the Study and Prevention of Infant Death (ESPID) to form International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death (ISPID), 2004. Merged completely into ISPID, 2007.

Aims

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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Activities

Works towards implementation of SIDS International Recommendations, originally adopted 1987, Lake Como (Italy); amended: 1992, Sydney (Australia); 1994, Stavanger (Norway); 1996, Washington DC (USA); 1998, Rouen (France). Ensures and supervises the organization of an international conference for parents, researchers and health professionals (about every 2 years). Collects and disseminates information including international statistics and research updates. Advocates funding for SIDS research.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 32 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Life
    • Death
  • Medicine
    • Pathology
  • Society
    • Infants
    • Family

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

UIA Org ID

F2229

Last News Received

2008
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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