• 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...

    Categories: Updates
    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
  • WDC Chair, Yves Joanette, participated in the 2017 World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany on 15th to 17th October. 

    WDC Chair, Yves Joanette, participated in the World Health Summit 2017 in Berlin, Germany on 15th to 17th October. The theme of the meeting was Science – Innovation – Policies....

    Categories: Updates
    Published date: 19th October 2017 by World Dementia Council