• The encouraging progress of diagnostics and data sharing in dementia

    Reflecting on an optimistic past few years that have seen tremendous progress particularly in diagnostics and data sharing, Bill Gates writes about the advances made through the Diagnostics Accelerator and the creation of the Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative.

  • Moving forward through joint global collaborative efforts

    Professor in Clinical Geriatrics at the Karolinska Institutet Center for Alzheimer Research, Professor Miia Kivipelto explores how prevention is a key element in managing the global dementia epidemic.

  • Supporting early career researchers

    Dementia researcher and chair of ISTAART PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers at University College London, Adam Smith writes that dementia researchers committing their careers to it are the key to unlocking a door to a future which is free of this devastating disease.

  • Aspiring to prevent dementia: An approach from Canada

    Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Dr Theresa Tam, offers reflections on efforts from her country and across the globe on sharing information about reducing the risk of dementia and its increasing importance.

  • From plan to impact: Momentum is growing but challenges remain

    ADI chief executive Paola Barbarino writes about the new report tracking progress made on the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global action plan on the public health response to dementia 2017 – 2025. The plan aims for 146 National Dementia Plans by 2025, and whilst progress has been made with 40 national dementia plans globally, "there is still a mountain to climb".

  • A relentless optimism taking us closer to our goal

    Chief Scientific Officer of the Alzheimer's Association, Dr Maria Carrillo, reflects on a global dialogue event looking at biomarkers, advances in treatments, and the significant strides the international dementia community has made in research.

  • Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative builds a new global effort to tackle Alzheimer’s

    WDC trustee and founder of the Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer’s Disease George Vradenburg reflects on the launch of the Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative (DAC) at the World Economic Forum’s 2021 Annual Meeting. He takes a look at how the initiative can play a vital leadership role in addressing the growing threat Alzheimer’s poses to global health and wealth.