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Role of Voluntary Organisations

[ Vol. 6 , Issue. 1 ]


Joyce Epstein   Pages 82 - 85 ( 4 )


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.


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


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

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