“Progress can only happen when there is close collaboration”: ADI at the 71st World Health Assembly

On 23 May 2018, Alzheimer’s Disease International brought together government delegates, civil society, students and importantly, people living with dementia and carers, in the Palais des Nations in Geneva, for our official side-event to the 71st World Health Assembly (WHA71). Mobilising Society: Inspiration for national responses to dementia was a particularly significant event for dementia … More “Progress can only happen when there is close collaboration”: ADI at the 71st World Health Assembly

Why a Global Action Plan on dementia is so important

Originally published 19 December on the Biomed Central Network. Dementia is the name of a group of progressive diseases that affect cognition and other crucial functions of the brain. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, followed by vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies and Frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Age is the main risk … More Why a Global Action Plan on dementia is so important

A look back at 2015

2015 was another busy year for Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), working alongside our extensive network of Alzheimer associations to make dementia a global health priority. These achievements mark another significant step forward to realising our vision of a better world for people living with dementia and their carers. In March the World Health Organization (WHO) … More A look back at 2015