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Role of Voluntary Organisations

[ Vol. 6 , Issue. 1 ]

Author(s):

Joyce Epstein   Pages 82 - 85 ( 4 )

Abstract:


Voluntary organisations, working closely with scientists and doctors in some 15 countries, play a key role in promoting research into Sudden Infant Death, providing support for bereaved families, disseminating infant care messages to help prevent deaths and improving investigations when a baby dies. This paper provides an overview of the role of voluntary organisations including giving examples of innovative projects and programmes to tackle the problems of sudden infant death.

Keywords:

Sudden Infant Death, charities, voluntary organisations, research, bereavement support, prevention, improving investigation of SUDI

Affiliation:

Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths, 11 Belgrave Road, SW1V 1RB, London UK.



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