Global action against dementia

The UK hosted a G8 summit on dementia in London on 11 December 2013. Since then Dr Dennis Gillings has been appointed as the World Dementia Envoy and his work will be supported by a World Dementia Council.

World Dementia Council meets for the first time

The World Dementia Council met for the first time in London on 30 April 2014. The council aims to stimulate innovation, development and commercialisation of … Read more → – World Dementia Council meets for the first time

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Members of World Dementia Council announced

The first members of the World Dementia Council were announced on 30 April 2014 when the council held its inaugural meeting. The council aims to … Read more → – Members of World Dementia Council announced

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Department of Health hosts briefing on dementia challenge for US Congressional Delegation

A Congressional Delegation from the United States (US) visited the Department of Health on 17 March 2014 as part of a trip to the UK … Read more → – Department of Health hosts briefing on dementia challenge for US Congressional Delegation

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Dennis Gillings appointed World Dementia Envoy

Dr Dennis Gillings, consultant to the pharmaceutical industry and founder of Quintiles, has been appointed by the UK Prime Minister as the World Dementia Envoy. … Read more → – Dennis Gillings appointed World Dementia Envoy

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G8 dementia summit concludes with international agreement to work together

The G8 dementia summit concluded with the publication of a declaration and communique setting out the agreements reached at the summit. The countries agreed to: … Read more → – G8 dementia summit concludes with international agreement to work together

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