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#WhatsYourPlan

To date, only 37 of 194 countries that signed up to implement the WHO Global action plan on dementia have created and funded national dementia plans. Our new campaign aims to galvanise and encourage more governments to develop national dementia plans following their 2017 commitment.

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Hitting their STRiDE in September

World Alzheimer’s Month is just around the corner and the STRiDE (Strengthening responses to dementia in developing countries) project teams have been busy planning activities to raise awareness and keep dementia on the policy agenda. The STRiDE project is led by the London School of Economics and Political Science, in…

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ADI attends AAIC 2021

ADI recently attended the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) on 26-30 July. In this blog, we shine a light on some of sessions, discussions and subjects of interest.

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Middle East regional member meeting

ADI members in the Middle East region took part in their first regional meeting of 2021 and since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020.

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‘Chocoholics’: The grief support group born out of COVID-19

‘Chocoholics – Life is sticky sweet but sweet’, the grief support group created by Desirée Vlekken, founder of ADI member 4get-me-not, has quickly grown in community support and outreach since its first meeting at the beginning of April 2021.

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