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ADI responds to results of EXPEDITION3 study by Eli Lilly

23 November 2016 - Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) has noted the announcement of Phase 3 clinical trial results today that suggest negative results of the drug solanezumab by Eli Lilly. [read more]

ADI statement on rights of older persons in Latin America and the Caribbean

17 November 2016 - ADI Regional Representative to International Organizations, Raymond Jessurun, will deliver a statement today to the ECLA Expert Meeting on the Charter of San Jose on the Rights of Older people in Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago de Chile. [read more]

National Plan launched in Argentina

09 November 2016 - The government of Argentina launched the National Strategic Plan for a Healthy Brain, Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias on the 9 November 2016. The plan was developed by the Department of Social Services (PAMI) and Ministry of Health with the support of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) and the Alzheimer Association Argentina (ALMA). [read more]

ADI submits response to Zero Draft Global Plan on Dementia

31 October 2016 - ADI, Dementia Alliance International (DAI), Alzheimer Europe and Global Alzheimer’s and Dementia Action Alliance (GADAA) have submitted a joint formal response to the World Health Organisation Zero Draft Global Plan on Dementia including feedback from ADI member associations. [read more]

WHO urges non-state actors to support action on NCDs

20 October 2016 - The World Health Organisation (WHO) will conclude the Global Dialogue Regional Meeting on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Mauritius today on the important role of NGOs and other non-state actors in tackling NCDs. [read more]

ADI holds Alzheimer University for Alzheimer associations in Greece

14 October 2016 - Training for 30 representatives from the Panhellenic Federation of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders was held by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) this month in Athens, Greece. [read more]

African Regional Conference calls to raise priority of dementia

22 September 2016 - Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) and participants of the 3rd African Regional Conference issued a declaration today to raise the priority of dementia by adopting the principles of the WHO Call for Action issued at the First WHO Ministerial Conference on Global Action against Dementia in 2015. [read more]

World Alzheimer Report 2016: Improving healthcare for people living with dementia

20 September 2016 - Most people with dementia do not receive a diagnosis. Even when dementia is diagnosed, the care provided is often fragmented and uncoordinated. The World Alzheimer Report 2016 looks at how healthcare for people with dementia should be improved, and how the costs can be managed. [read more]

Alzheimer Europe is looking to fill three Luxembourg-based positions

15 September 2016 - Alzheimer Europe is looking to recruit two Project Officers and an Administrative Assistant to be based in Luxembourg. [read more]

World Alzheimer's Month is here

1 September 2016 - Today marks the start of World Alzheimer's Month, the global campaign to raise awareness of dementia and tackle stigma worldwide. World Alzheimer's Day is on the 21 September. [read more]