• In order to achieve the G8 Summit Commitment to finding a disease-modifying therapy or cure for dementia by 2025, it became clear that steps would need to be taken to ‘mitigate the market failure’ that is undermining dementia research and drug development efforts. The ‘Integrated Development’ initiative was therefore established,...

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    Published date: 26th October 2015 by World Dementia Council
  • The World Dementia Council (WDC) has published a report setting out the progress it has made against its five priorities in the past year, as well as calling for further action to tackle dementia globally.

    The WDC, led by World Dementia Envoy Dennis Gillings, was formed following the G8 dementia summit...

    Categories: Reports
    Published date: 26th March 2015 by World Dementia Council
  • Young leaders in the field of dementia are attending the World Health Organization’s First Global Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia from 16-17 March 2015, to present their recommendations for the future work of the World Dementia Council (WDC).

    Over the past year, 120 young leaders from a variety...

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    Published date: 24th March 2015 by World Dementia Council