Lancet series launch 2016

Global Launch Of Lancet Ending Preventable Stillbirths series
Promote the launch of the 2016 Lancet Ending Preventable Stillbirths series – Use the Launch Toolkit
Help spread the word about the new Lancet series on stillbirths, set for launch on January 19th (see here for more information about the series). Events could be on January 19, to link with the main launch in London (see below), but could also be any time afterward that works for your group.

On behalf of the Lancet Ending Preventable Stillbirths series partnership, ISA has developed this Toolkit that suggests how you and your organisation can help to spread the information in these […]

January 18th, 2016|Global action|Comments Off on Lancet series launch 2016


Resources for parents, health care professionals and researchers

ISA is aiming to provide a high quality comprehensive source of information from across the world towards improving understanding and prevention of stillbirth for parents, health care professionals and the community with key information on some fundamental issues and questions regarding stillbirth as well as links to other relevant sites.  Please contact us if you would like to contribute to our growing international library of resources.  Thank you in advance for your contribution!


Stillbirth: The Basics for parents, families and the community

This article gives a layman’s overview of stillbirth which addresses some of the key choices parents should […]

August 26th, 2015|Resources|Comments Off on Resources

ISA Annual Conference 2015

ISA Annual Conference for 2015 will take place in Vancouver, Canada on Friday 2nd October. This year the conference will be hosted by Still Life Canada. Registration is now open for families, healthcare providers and researchers at the conference website below.
Visit the conference website here:

IMPROVE workshop
ISA and Still Life Canada are also pleased to run the IMproving Perinatal mortality Review and Outcomes Via Education (IMPROVE) workshop for local health care providers. This is a one-day workshop that be be held on Saturday 3rd October. To learn more an register for this workshop visit the conference website above.


May 10th, 2015|Conferences|Comments Off on ISA Annual Conference 2015

GS2.0 consultation 2015

Consultation for Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescents’ Health (GS2.0)
Individuals and organisations were recently invited to submit their feedback on a series of Working Papers that will feed into the updating of the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescents’ Health. This strategy will, in a way, be a tool for implementation of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), so it is all the more important that the strategy mentions stillbirth in many places, so the world does not forget.
The response submitted by ISA can be found here.
Our approach was to find every possible opportunity no matter how minor, […]

April 15th, 2015|Global action, Recognition of Stillbirths|Comments Off on GS2.0 consultation 2015

ISA Annual Conference 2014

The 2014 ISA Conference was a joint conference with the International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death (ISA/ISPID Congress). The focus of the Congress was to call for global action to reduce perinatal and infant mortality.

The aims of the 2014 ISA/ISPID Congress were to identify the ‘causes’ of the sudden and unexpected baby deaths during pregnancy, labour or in the first year, and the actions needed to reduce these deaths. Another major theme was bereavement care for parents who have lost a child at birth or in infancy.

The conference was a great success and showcased many inspiring presentations.
Download the […]

November 10th, 2014|Conferences|Comments Off on ISA Annual Conference 2014

ISA Annual Conference 2013

ISA Annual Conference 2013. Hanoi, Vietnam – 16th to 18th October
Region and International Conference on Stillbirth and Perinatal Death Prevention

Registration is still available! Please click HERE for more details.

The conference is an exciting opportunity to bring together researchers, clinicians, health care professionals, bereaved families, medical students and support organizations from many different countries to share and discuss knowledge, experiences, research.

October 4th, 2013|Conferences|Comments Off on ISA Annual Conference 2013

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month is a month is dedicated throughout the world to raising awareness of infant and pregnancy loss and to honouring and remembering babies and infants who died due to miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death, SIDS and all infant deaths.

October 1st, 2013|Community|Comments Off on Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month