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ADI launches 'Let's Talk About Dementia' global campaign for World Alzheimer's Month

1 September 2019 – This September, ADI launches a global campaign under the theme of ‘Let’s Talk About Dementia’ for World Alzheimer’s Month. Every September, World Alzheimer’s Month is an international campaign which aims to raise awareness about dementia and this year specifically focusses on challenging the stigma that persists globally. [read more]

ADI and PAHO launch joint global campaign for World Alzheimer's Month

1 September 2019 – An Americas-wide campaign launched today by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) aims to get people talking more comfortably and openly about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. [read more]

Global Perspective Newsletter for July 2019

The July 2019 edition of our Global Perspective Newsletter is now available. Read the latest news from ADI, our partners and member associations, including updates on the upcoming World Alzheimer's Month, World Alzheimer Report, and much more. [read more]

Novartis, Amgen and Banner Alzheimer's Institute remain committed after discontinuation of two Generation Program studies

11 July 2019 – Novartis, Amgen and Banner Alzheimer's Institute have announced the discontinuation of investigation of the BACE1 inhibitor CNP520 (umibecestat) in two Phase II/III studies. [read more]

Dementia and healthy ageing given prominent focus at the G20

4 July 2019 – Dementia was specifically recognised as a global health priority by G20 leaders in the declaration of the Osaka Summit this weekend. ADI worked hard for this to happen and it will provide much needed global attention from G20 countries. [read more]

Abstract submission for ADI 2020 now open!

26 June 2019 – Abstract submission is now open for the 34th International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), to take place in Singapore in March 2020. [read more]

Canadian government launches national plan to tackle dementia

17 June 2019 – The government of Canada today adopted a national plan on dementia. The plan is the 32nd to be adopted worldwide, and includes key targets for improving awareness, access to care, support and treatment, research and risk reduction of dementia by 2025. [read more]

New ADI report on the 2nd anniversary of the Global plan on dementia calls for urgent action

21 May 2019 – ADI's new report, From Plan to Impact II: the urgent need for action, has been published to mark the 2nd anniversary of the adoption of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global plan on the public health response to dementia 2017-2025. [read more]

Queen Sofía of Spain awarded for becoming Global Ambassador

15 May 2019 – ADI's Chief Executive Paola Barbarino presented Her Majesty Queen Sofía of Spain with an award for becoming ADI’s Global Ambassador at the 3rd Dementia Forum X meeting at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. [read more]

ADI, GADAA and Alzheimer's Pakistan launch report on Dementia in Humanitarian Settings

9 May 2019 – A pioneering new report by ADI, The Global Alzheimer’s & Dementia Action Alliance (GADAA) and Alzheimer's Pakistan has revealed that people with dementia are being ignored in times of humanitarian crisis. [read more]