Current Pediatric Reviews

Giuseppe Buonocore
Department of Molecular and Developmental Medicine
University of Siena
Siena
Italy

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Role of Voluntary Organisations

Author(s): Joyce Epstein.

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

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Article Details

VOLUME: 6
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2010
Page: [82 - 85]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/157339610791317124