Sign the petition: "Make dementia a priority agenda item at the G20"

13 March 2014 - The Center for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) is calling on Austalian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to place dementia prominently on the G20 agenda at the next meeting to be held in Brisbane in November. The group are calling on the G20 to follow in the footsteps of the British Prime Minister in recognising dementia as “the disease that steals lives, wrecks families and breaks hearts” and “an increasing threat to global health”.

Putting dementia on the G20 agenda and getting a commitment from the leaders of countries like China, India and Brazil is likely to have a remarkable impact on dementia awareness, care and research around the world. The petition reads; "The G8 has set ambitious targets. We ask Mr Abbott to take the lead and make it a truly global fight against the dementia time bomb."

You can sign the petition online here or download a PDF of the document which has been translated into Chinese, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish.

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