France 2022: National French Institute of Sleep and Vigilance | INSV, SFRMS

Delegate: National French Institute of Sleep and Vigilance

Affiliation: INSV, SFRMS

Short Bio: French association founded in 2000 on the French Society for Research and Sleep Medicine’s initiative, National Institute of Sleep and Vigilance (INSV) gather people how are working in sleep and vigilance care. INSV get involved in order to obtain recognition of sleep as an essential factor of everyone’s health. Our mission is to give information and raise awareness of sleeping disorder, sleep hygiene and vigilance among the general public and promote it as an essential factor of health to public authority.

Activity: World sleep day: it’s a family affair!

This year, on the occasion of the world sleeps day, the National French Institute of Sleep and Vigilance want to talk about Sleep of children under 10 years old and their parents.

The aim is to make parents aware that the sleep of their children depends on their own sleep. This guideline allows communication and prevention around bedtime routine that encourages good sleep habits, how much sleep do kids need, how create a bedroom environment that is peaceful, quiet, and comfortable. Managing stress and getting enough sleep in a covid-19 context with the influence of socio-economic background on the family.

• National survey, barometer of French parents’ sleep and their children in a pandemic period (covid-19).
• Free and open events digital or physically, organized by sleep centers and specialised structures in about 60 cities: open day, conferences with specialists, workshops, meetings with patient associations, exhibitions, prevention stands, etc.
• Digital communication campaign on our website : map of actions, information on sleep problems and interactive tools (quizzes, tests …) and our social network
• With its Scientific Advisory Board, INSV realises information tools on the most common and specific issues.

Location: France, all country

Date of Activity: 18 march 2022

Submitted by: INSV – National French Institute of Sleep and Vigilance