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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]

A look back at 2016

19 December 2016 - 2016 was another busy year for Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), as we continued to work alongside Alzheimer associations worldwide to make dementia a global health priority. These achievements support our vision of prevention, care and inclusion today, and cure tomorrow. [read more]

Alzheimer community between disappointment and hope at CTAD conference 2016

18 December 2016 - Almost 50 million people worldwide now have dementia, and there have been no new drugs approved for the treatment of Alzheimer’s since 2003. The International Congress on Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease (CTAD) is always a good place to get an overview of what is in the pipeline and the 9th CTAD took place last week in the city of San Diego, USA. [read the full blog]

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