Landmark publication demands long term commitment to battle dementia

15 March 2016 - More than 30 experts are urging action on Alzheimer’s and other dementias in the April volume of the Lancet Neurology Journal, released today ahead of presentation of a landmark report to the European Parliament Commissioners in Brussels this afternoon. [read more]

National Dementia Plan launched in Indonesia

10 March 2016 - The government of Indonesia has launched its National Dementia Plan in Jakarta during a ceremony at the Ministry of Health, pledging approximately $105,000 to support its implementation during the first year.

ADI launches 'Help for caregivers' booklet in Athens, Greece

7 March 2016 - Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) and the Greek Federation of Alzheimer’s Associations launched the ‘Help for Caregivers’ booklet at the Athens Meropeion Foundation on Monday, 7 March 2016. [read more]

Dementia on the WHO agenda

27 January 2016 - ADI is attending the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board meeting in Geneva. The meeting is a perfect opportunity to meet with WHO staff, country representatives and other organisations. We look forward to dementia being on the agenda of the next Executive Board meeting in May. [read more]

A look back at 2015

17 December 2015 - 2015 was another busy year for Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), working alongside our extensive network of Alzheimer associations to make dementia a global health priority. These achievements mark another significant step forward to realising our vision of a better world for people living with dementia and their carers. [read more]

UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities - Dementia an invisible disability

2 December 2015 - ADI and Dementia Alliance International (DAI) have joined forces on the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities to call for a global recognition of dementia as an invisible disability. [read more]

Global Perspective newsletter for December 2015

The December 2015 issue of our Global Perspective newsletter is now available. This issue includes a report on World Alzheimer's Month and the Alzheimer University, as well as regular features. [Read it now]


In memory of Peter Ashley

12 November 2015 - It is with great sadness that we inform you that dementia advocate Peter Ashley passed away on Tuesday 10 November 2015. [read more]

Dementia risk reduction highlighted on World Stroke Day

29 October 2015 - Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) has joined forces with the World Stroke Organisation (WSO) to issue a proclamation on World Stroke Day, calling for urgent action to help reduce the risk of stroke, especially vascular dementia, the second most common type of dementia. [read more]

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) adopts landmark Regional Plan of Action on Dementia

2 October 2015 - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization’s (WHO) agency for the Americas, has become the first region to adopt a Regional Plan of Action on Dementia. [read more]