• Harry Johns and Jeremy Hughes elected as Chair and Vice-Chair

    The World Dementia Council reviews its membership once a year. This year, we also held a process to elect a new Chair and Vice-Chair to succeed, respectively, Yves Joanette and Raj Long, who have announced that they will step down...

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    Published date: 14th December 2017 by World Dementia Council
  • World Dementia Council welcomes essential step in global fight against dementia

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched the Global Dementia Observatory, an international surveillance platform that will monitor progress around the world in meeting global aims to defeat dementia set out in the WHO Global action plan for the...

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    Published date: 7th December 2017 by World Dementia Council
  • World Dementia Council welcomes boost for research on disease-modifying therapies - Bill Gates joins battle against Dementia

    Respected philanthropist Bill Gates has invested $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF). This is Mr Gates’ first investment in dementia research, and a personal one, sparked by experience of Alzheimer’s in...

    Categories: Updates
    Published date: 13th November 2017 by World Dementia Council