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ADI announces “Let’s Talk About Dementia Research” webinar series

23 October 2018 - On November 21, 2018 ADI will hold the first in a series of three webinars; creating a unique opportunity for the general public and Alzheimer and dementia associations to engage directly with health and social care professionals and companies involved in dementia research and clinical trials. [read more] [read more]

World Alzheimer Report 2018: The State of the art of dementia research: New frontiers

21 September 2018 - The World Alzheimer Report 2018, released today, addresses key questions in dementia research, relating to: basic science, diagnosis, drug discovery, risk reduction, epidemiology and care. Find out what the leading lights in dementia research globally have to say. [read more]

World’s largest Alzheimer’s survey reveals most adults believe a cure will be developed in their lifetime

18 September 2018 - A new survey released today by Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI), Novartis, and Amgen, in association with Alzheimer’s Disease International, reveals that most adults believe a cure for Alzheimer’s will be found within their lifetime. [read more]

ADI and ITN Productions release documentary film ‘Every 3 seconds’

31 August 2018 - To support the 2018 World Alzheimer’s Month campaign, Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) in partnership with ITN Productions have released the documentary film ‘Every 3 seconds’ to help raise awareness of global impact of dementia. [read more]

ADI and GCOA launch new Dementia Innovation Readiness Index

27 July 2018 - ADI and Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) have launched the 2018 Dementia Innovation Readiness Index during ADI’s 33rd International Conference in Chicago. The Index analyzes the readiness of countries to develop and deploy dementia solutions into their healthcare, policy and social frameworks. [read more]

Latest Global Perspective Newsletter

The July 2018 issue of our Global Perspective newsletter is now available. Read our latest news on the World Health Assembly, new ADI publications, the STRiDE research project and member activities from around the world. [read it now]

ADI and Karolinska Institutet launch report on estimates of informal care

4 July 2018 - ADI and Karolinska Institutet have launched a timely report on global estimates of informal care.  [read more]

Report from OECD shows countries are failing to diagnose dementia

12 June 2018 - At a joint event with ADI, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) have released a new report on the state of dementia diagnosis and care. [read more]

Swedish Government commits to develop national dementia strategy

06 June 2018 - The Swedish government has announced the intended launch of a national Dementia Strategy. ADI urges more WHO Member States to adopt plans on dementia. [read more]

Programme for the ADI conference in Chicago now available

31 May 2018 – The full programme for ADI 2018 is now available on our conference website, including details of our esteemed plenary speakers and our parallel sessions. [read more]