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.
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.
The Dementia Alliance International (DAI) Environmental Design Special Interest Group (ED-SiG) is a newly established international advocacy group calling for implementations of designs that respect the dignity, autonomy, independence and equality of opportunity for people living with dementia.
Earlier this year, Alzheimer’s Disease Association of the Philippines partnered with Memory Lane Games to build a culturally relevant and customised cognitive game app for carers and people living with dementia in the Philippines.
ADI hosted its first virtual regional meeting for ADI members in Latin America, since the COVID-19 pandemic began, on 12 November. The second virtual regional meeting Asia Pacific took place a week later on 12 November. During the Latin America meeting, 18 participants from 13 countries were in attendance. The 2-hour meeting…
The 'Building an inclusivity society' campaign from ADI member France Alzheimer aims to raise awareness amongst civil society and to dismantle stigmatic attitudes and ideas around dementia.
The news follows a negative vote trend by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) at their oral explanation meeting.
In this blog, the co-leaders of the Brain Health Diplomacy Working Group from The Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI), write about the necessity for brain health diplomacy in advancing better brain health.
Raymond Xiong writes about his inspiration behind creating and sharing MECA exercises, which incorporate music, gymnastics and cognitive activity, to improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia.
The annual Alzheimer University (AU) assists emerging Alzheimer and dementia associations.