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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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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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Australia’s $229m commitment to dementia

Maree McCabe, CEO of Dementia Australia, writes about the Australian government's recent $229 million funding allocation to dementia in the 2021-2022 budget.

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African regional member meeting

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

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