• “Dementia is one of the most urgent global health challenges and is not solvable by any one country, organisation or individual alone” says Dr Yves Joanette, Chair of the World Dementia Council. At the first meeting of the independent World Dementia Council (WDC) in Toronto, an ambitious action plan...

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    Published date: 26th July 2016 by World Dementia Council
  • The World Dementia Council has re-formed at a meeting in London, becoming truly globally representative and fully independent in recognition of the urgent need to tackle the global dementia crisis facing us today. The Council has expanded to bring together the broadest range of influential global leaders with expertise and...

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    Published date: 26th February 2016 by World Dementia Council
  • In March 2015, the initial investors for the Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF) were announced at the World Health Organization Global Dementia Conference, where Health Ministers from over 60 countries attended the Conference to meet leaders from other multinational organizations, NGOs, philanthropic organizations and technical experts.

    We celebrated the launch of the...

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    Published date: 26th November 2015 by World Dementia Council