ADI hosting WHO: Dementia programmes and solutions; long term care and mental health

On 27 February 2024, ADI welcomed experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) to address pressing issues surrounding Alzheimer’s disease and dementia care, and highlight WHO programmes that work towards better support for those living with dementia and their carers. This webinar focuses on areas including the Global Dementia Action Plan (GDAP), dementia areas of the Mental Health Global Action Plan (mhGAP), and Long Term Care strategy from ICOPE.

The panel included:

  • Paola Barbarino, CEO Alzheimer’s Disease International
  • Dr Katrin Seeher, Mental Health Specialist, Brain Health Unit, WHO
  • Dr Menan Rabie, Head of the General Secretariat of Mental Health and Addiction Treatment (GSMHAT), MOHP, Egypt
  • Dr Hyobum Jang, Medical Officer, Ageing and Health Unit, WHO
  • Dr Yuka Sumi, Medical Officer, Ageing and Health Unit,WHO
  • Jennie Chin Hansen, Former CEO of the American Geriatrics Society