The report launch of From Plan to Impact IV: Progress towards targets of the WHO Global action plan on dementia will take place virtually on 26 May.
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The ADI Council met on 30 March 2021 to discuss ADI's activities over 2020, new membership applications and more.
Roche announces end of DIAN-TU-001 study after it failed to meets its primary endpoint in people who are affected by early onset Autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s disease.
A look at progress and continuing barriers for “the work of a generation”: Challenging stigma in mental health, from Ruth Stone and Sue Baker of Time to Change Global
On Young Carers Awareness Day, ADI Communications and Policy Manager, Annie Bliss, highlights some global examples of youth engagement in issues around dementia. Youth participation is critical for dementia communities globally, as young people play a huge role in volunteerism, advocacy and raising awareness.
Meera Pattabiraman, Chair of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI), writes about ARDSI’s successful engagements with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in India, a country where over 5 million people live with dementia.
Featured in the World Alzheimer Report 2019: Attitudes to dementia, Rangimahora Reddy and Pare Meha of the Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust, as well as Dr Etuini Ma’u of the Waikato District Health Board and Professor John Oetzel of the University of Waikato, delve into the complexities surrounding diagnosing mate wareware (dementia) in Māori communities and how tailored cultural programmes can aid in supporting the individual and their whānau (family).
Featured in the World Alzheimer Report 2019: Attitudes to dementia, María Cecilia López Murga, Executive of Asociación Group Ermita Alzheimer de Guatemala, writes about the sometimes difficulty in addressing dementia within Guatemala’s Indigenous communities and how Asociacion Group Ermita tries to address these challenges.
Featured in the World Alzheimer Report 2019: Attitudes to dementia, Maree McCabe, CEO of Dementia Australia, writes about the importance of culturally sensitive diagnostic methods when addressing dementia within Indigenous Australian communities.
Featured in the World Alzheimer Report 2019: Attitudes to dementia, Kristen Jacklin, Professor of Medical Anthropology at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth and Karen Pitawanakwat, Registered Nurse and Community Researcher for Naandwechige-Gamig Wikwemikong Health Centre and member of the WikWemikong Unceded Reserve, write about the necessity in understanding the experiences of dementia within Indigenous communities in order to meet dementia care needs in a culturally sensitive way.