Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) adopts landmark Regional Plan of Action on Dementia

2 October 2015 - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization’s (WHO) agency for the Americas, has become the first region to adopt a Regional Plan of Action on Dementia. [read more]

UN Sustainable Development Summit - Time to prioritise NCDs

25 September 2015 - The UN Sustainable Development Summit starts today. The decisions made at the summit will determine the global course of action to end poverty, promote prosperity and well-being for all, protect the environment and address climate change. The actions taken in 2015 are expected to result in new sustainable development goals (SDGs). For the first time ever, non-communicable diseases like dementia are included in the SDG agenda. [read more]

ADI urges global action on dementia

21 September 2015 – On World Alzheimer’s Day, Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) is calling on the World Health Organization (WHO) Member States to adopt a resolution on dementia, in light of recent findings that more than 131 million people will be living with dementia by 2050. [read more]

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