• Reflections from the World Dementia Council

    On 11th and 12th December 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) held an international meeting in Geneva on implementation of the Global Action Plan on the Public Health Response to Dementia 2017-2025 (GAP). The meeting included presentation of the newly-launched Global Dementia Observatory (GDO)...

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    Published date: 19th December 2017 by World Dementia Council
  • 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