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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]

A new landmark for people with dementia

25 August 2016 - ADI and Dementia Alliance International (DAI) are calling for action to protect the rights of people with dementia under the UN Convention for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in connection with 16th Session of the CRPD Committee today in Geneva [read the media release]

Caregiver training in Malaysia

22 August 2016 - ADI’s Asia Pacific Regional Office and Alzheimer's Disease Foundation Malaysia are running a week-long training program for professional caregivers, sponsored partially by CaregiverAsia and supported by trainers from ADA (Singapore) [read the media release]

Big Summer Cycle raises funds for World Alzheimer’s Month

29 July 2016 - Cyclists from Siemens will ride 2,400km in support of World Alzheimer’s Month from the 1-15 September 2016. Siemens Big Summer Cycle will form part of a global campaign by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) to focus attention on dementia and tackle stigma.  [read more]

World rocks against dementia again in 2017

11 July 2016 - Executive Director Marc Wortmann wrote the following message to encourage support for next year's World Rocks Against Dementia (WRAD) in March 2017: [read more]

Prof Henry Brodaty awarded Ryman Prize

22 June 2016 - ADI Honorary Vice President Prof Henry Brodaty has been awarded the international Ryman Prize for his tireless efforts in dementia research over the last 30 years. [read more]

WHO adopt global plan proposal

8 June 2016 – The Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) have adopted a proposal to develop a global plan on dementia. [read more]

Global Perspective newsletter for June 2016

The June 2016 issue of our Global Perspective newsletter is now available. This issue includes reports from the 31st International Conference of ADI in Budapest, update on National Dementia Plans and regular features and contributions from Alzheimer associations around the world. [Read it now]