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Federal Sudden Unexpected/Unexplained Infant Death (SUID) Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Workgroup

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This workgroup is a collaboration of Federal Partners to coordinate efforts to reduce infant mortality from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected/Unexplained Infant Death (SUID), and to make the Federal effort to address SIDS and SUID more efficient and effective by assuring complete and consistent communication, avoiding duplication of effort, and integrating the varied perspectives and efforts of the different agencies. This workgroup address the public health challenges of SIDS and SUID and opportunities for prevention in the United States. The purpose of the partnership is to establish and enhance relationships among Federal agencies with responsibilities for SIDS and SUID. The partner agencies intend to work together to improve communication and coordination, and to collaborate on a range of activities designed to reduce, and, ultimately, eliminate SIDS and SUID, including the elimination of racial, ethnic and socio-economic disparities.

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