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Dementia Challenge site is archived and replaced by new dementia site

This site has been archived, which means that it won’t be updated anymore. Visit the Department of Health’s new dementia site for up-to-date information. You … Read more → – Dementia Challenge site is archived and replaced by new dementia site

Survey launched about Department of Health campaign sites

The Department of Health (DH) digital team is running a survey about its campaign sites, which are separate to the main government website GOV.UK. DH … Read more → – Survey launched about Department of Health campaign sites

Countries agree to support Call for Action at Global Action Against Dementia Conference

World Health Organization (WHO) member states have agreed to support a formal Call for Action setting out the intent to tackle dementia on an international … Read more → – Countries agree to support Call for Action at Global Action Against Dementia Conference

Health Secretary announces $100m Dementia Discovery Fund

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a $100m Dementia Discovery Fund on 17 March at the World Health Organization’s First Ministerial Conference on Global Action … Read more → – Health Secretary announces $100m Dementia Discovery Fund

Reports and resources show how international collaboration improves dementia care

A new series of reports and resources is being launched to coincide with the First World Health Organization Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia, … Read more → – Reports and resources show how international collaboration improves dementia care

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21 Feb: Delicious/dhdementia

Prime Minister's challenge on dementia 2020 | GOV.UK

This document launches the next phase of the Prime Minister's challenge on dementia. Read more »Prime Minister's challenge on dementia 2020 | GOV.UK

16 Feb: Delicious/dhdementia

Alzheimer's £30m research collaboration begins | BBC news

A new network of £30m research centres is being launched to spearhead the search for an Alzheimer's cure. Read more »Alzheimer's £30m research collaboration begins | BBC news

11 Dec: Delicious/dhdementia

The Global Clinical Trials Fund | Alzheimer's Research UK Blog

Today marks one year since the G8 Dementia Summit. The last year has been a whirlwind of new investment and exciting initiatives, both from … Read more »The Global Clinical Trials Fund | Alzheimer's Research UK Blog

2 Dec: Delicious/dhdementia

Hen Power | Pippa Kelly

Through the simple activity of rearing and keeping hens, HenPower are transforming lives, including those touched with dementia. Read more »Hen Power | Pippa Kelly

1 Dec: Delicious/dhdementia

Dementia patients 'lack proper care' | BBC

Dementia sufferers are not getting the care they need because the condition is not recognised as a terminal illness, two leading charities have … Read more »Dementia patients 'lack proper care' | BBC

27 Oct: Delicious/dhdementia

Study aims to spot early dementia from eye exam | The Guardian

Researchers are investigating whether a simple eye test could be used to identify the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Read more »Study aims to spot early dementia from eye exam | The Guardian

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