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Welsh Government adopts Dementia Action Plan

15 February 2018 — The Welsh Government has adopted the Dementia Action Plan for Wales 2018-2022, outlining a comprehensive response to the impact of dementia, including improving support of those affected and enabling dementia friendly communities. [read more]

Merck remain committed after discontinuing Verubecestat study

14 February 2018 — Pharmaceutical company Merck have announced the discontinuation of Phase III studies into the effects of Verubecestat, a possible new drug treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. [read more]

Wendy Weidner appointed as Research and Policy Project Lead

06 February 2018 — Wendy will join ADI on 1 March and be responsible for ADI’s participation in the STRiDE (Strengthening responses to dementia in developing countries) project in partnership with the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE). [read more]

Dementia included in draft WHO programme of work

25 January 2018 – The World Health Organization have included dementia in the next draft programme of work after the call for its explicit inclusion was supported by Member States and civil society. [read more]

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