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*Includes grants, contracts, and other funding mechanisms used across the National Institutes of Health.
**Includes hear...
National Dementia Plans
Countries with National Dementia Plans
http://www.alz.co.uk/alzheimer-plans
• Australia
• Belgium
...
Member countries 2014-15
Global Alzheimer’s and
Dementia Action Alliance
• Response to call upon Civil Society in Declaration of
the Summit
• Launc...
Ageing, NCDs, Dementia
and Mental Health
Ageing
Dementia
Mental health
NCDs
Ageing, NCDs, Dementia
and Mental Health
Ageing
Dementia
Mental health
NCDs
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Marc Wortman, Executive Director, Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI)

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Marc Wortman, Executive Director, Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI)

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Marc Wortman, Executive Director, Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI)

  1. 1. 1 *Includes grants, contracts, and other funding mechanisms used across the National Institutes of Health. **Includes heart disease ($1.38), coronary heart disease ($457M), cardiovascular disease ($2.14B), and stroke ($337M). Sources: MetLife Foundation; National Institutes of Health While AD Is the Second-Most Feared Health Condition in the US, it Remains Poorly Funded % People Who Fear it Most Annual Public Research Funding ($billions)* AD AD
  2. 2. National Dementia Plans Countries with National Dementia Plans http://www.alz.co.uk/alzheimer-plans • Australia • Belgium • Denmark • Finland • France • Japan • Luxembourg • South Korea • Switzerland • Netherlands • Norway • Taiwan • UK (plans for England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales) • USA
  3. 3. Member countries 2014-15
  4. 4. Global Alzheimer’s and Dementia Action Alliance • Response to call upon Civil Society in Declaration of the Summit • Launched at World Health Assembly 19 May 2014 • Purpose is to tackle global stigma by building commitment and actions at international level and sharing best practices • Open for international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) • Each member will commit to an action plan • First meeting alongside UN Review of NCDs 10 July
  5. 5. Ageing, NCDs, Dementia and Mental Health Ageing Dementia Mental health NCDs
  6. 6. Ageing, NCDs, Dementia and Mental Health Ageing Dementia Mental health NCDs

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