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.
The study by Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) published in The Lancet predicts 153 million people will be living with Alzheimer’s disease by 2050.
This report reviews progress towards the implementation of the 7 action areas of the plan by Member States, WHO and civil society, and all those involved in tackling the dementia pandemic.
People living with dementia and carers from all over the world have shared their experience of the journey to diagnosis for this year's World Alzheimer's Month campaign.
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…
Learn how you can support World Alzheimer's Month virtually this September.
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.
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.
‘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.
In this four part series, Senju Joseph, a carer at the Dementia Respite care centre in Thrissur, India, documents his experience of navigating the catastrophic second COVID-19 wave.