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G8 Dementia Summit commits to global action on dementia
Alzheimers NZ has welcomed a series of global commitments made by G8 leaders at the first ever G8 Dementia Summit in London, UK yesterday.
The group made a series of 11 commitments to address the growing challenge of dementia, including,finding a cure or a disease-modifying therapy for dementia by 2025 (supported by increased funding for research); innovation to improve the quality of life for people affected by dementia; and calling upon society to continue to reduce the stigma, fear and exclusion experienced by people with dementia.
A communiqué listing the full series of commitments is available here
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