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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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Young onset dementia and post-diagnostic support

In this blog from Samantha Loi of the Australian Young Onset Dementia Special Interest Group (YOD-SIG), Samantha examines the complexities experienced by people living with young onset dementia when accessing post-diagnostic care, support and treatment.

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The built environment and national dementia plans

In this blog, the World Alzheimer Report 2020 authors discuss the creation of a new national dementia plan guide which aims to aid policymakers and interested people looking to include dementia-related design in their own national dementia plans.

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The journey of ADI Accreditation

In this blog, Amalia Fonk-Utomo writes about her experience as Head of Accreditation and the journey to Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau becoming the first ADI Accredited body.

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ADI attends the 150th session of the WHO Executive Board

ADI delivered important statements to the World Health Organization (WHO) and Member States on the importance of considering those living with dementia and carers in pandemic responses, humanitarian crises, as well as a new neurological global action plan.

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