The International Stillbirth Alliance (ISA) connects clinicians, researchers, and families from around the world to end preventable stillbirths and neonatal deaths.

ISA Sheffield 2023

The ISA 2023 conference marked the 20th anniversary of the ISA’s founding and was hosted by the University of Sheffield from 29 June (preconference) to 02 July in Sheffield, UK.

ISA at IMNHC 2023

ISA was delighted to participate in the first Align MNH event in Cape Town:

Systems Thinking for Global Health

ISA, led by Margaret Murphy, contributed chapter on "Stillbirth the hidden global mortality burden" to this new book

Global Advocacy and Implementation Guide

Now out! Preventing and Addressing Stillbirths Along the Continuum of Care: A Global Stillbirth Advocacy and Implementation Guide

The ISA Annual Conference 2023 Opening Remark

The ISA Annual Conference in Sheffield, UK, was opened by ISA’s Chair, Dr. Paula Quigley, and Professor Marta Cohen on June 30th. ISA is celebrating 20 years in 2023 and Antoinette Ayers, one of ISA’s co-founders, was sending a message at the conference. Do listen to her speak here.

The Global Registry of Stillbirth Support

The Registry is a freely accessible, searchable database of stillbirth support organizations around the world that provide any type of support to those affected by stillbirth.

Presentation of Dr. Karen Joash

Please watch a fascinating presentation by Dr Karen Joash from Imperial college Healthcare NHS Trust prepared for ISA's 2023 Conference held in Sheffield.

The ISA, established in 2003, is an alliance of over 50 member organisations and individual supporters on every continent.

We connect families, researchers and clinicians through conferences, working groups, workshops, shared stories…

ISA exists to change pregnancy outcomes for families. We want to hear from you.

What We Do

Global Impact

Global Impact

We seek partnerships on every continent to implement our mission of ending preventable deaths and ensuring respectful care.


We connect clinicians, researchers, and parents on a global level to improve standards of care within individual regions.
Saving Lives

Saving Lives

We provide a unifying location for stillbirth prevention through research, clinical practice, and bereavement support. We hope to save lives and eliminate preventable stillbirth.
Data Driven

Data Driven

We support research, providing a central location for researchers from around the world to share their latest findings. Our goal is to unify resources to save babies.