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NGOs call on United Nations (UN) to reconsider discriminatory Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

25 June 2015 - In a letter published today in The Telegraph, Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) joined other NGOs and academics in urging the UN to reconsider the wording of one of the SDGs, over concerns that a focus on "premature mortality" will encourage governments to deprioritise health care provision for people aged 70 and over. [read more]

Global Perspective newsletter for June

The June 2015 issue of our Global Perspective newsletter is now available. This issue includes news from our 30th International Conference in Perth, a report on the World Health Organization’s First Ministerial Conference on Action Against Dementia and a new Dementia Alliance International update, as well as regular features. [Read it now]

New report reveals disproportionate impact of dementia on women

5 June 2015 - Our new report reveals how women are much more likely to be affected by dementia than men. The majority of people living with the disease and those most at risk of developing dementia are women, and women account for an overwhelming majority of caregivers and health professionals. [read more]

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