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Women carry weight of global dementia crisis

08 March 2017 - A new report released today by Global Alzheimer’s and Dementia Action Alliance (GADAA) shows the disproportionate effect of dementia on women everywhere. Women & Dementia: A Global Challenge shows that while women are more likely to develop dementia, they account for the majority of primary care partners around the world and are more likely to have to change to their employment status to provide care for those living with the condition. [read more]

WHO progress global plan on dementia

30 January 2017 - The Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended that the draft Global Plan on the Public Health Response to Dementia 2017-2025 be put before all WHO Member States at the World Health Assembly in May. The decision was made after a statement was delivered by ADI at the 140th session of the Board in Geneva. [read more]

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