WHO resources on dementia 2017
20 September 2017 – For World Alzheimer’s Day, on 21 September, WHO is releasing a new set of resources for different audiences on how to contribute to improving the lives of people with dementia, their carers and families.
The resources are for policy-makers, health- and social-care providers, civil society organizations and people living with dementia and their carers.
They recommend action in a number of areas including advocating for policy change, raising public awareness, creating dementia-friendly communities, and catalysing research and innovation.
The information sheets are based on the Global action plan on the public health response to dementia, endorsed by the World Health Assembly in May 2017.
- Information sheet for policy makers
- Information sheet for health and social care providers
- Information sheet for civil society
- Information sheet for people with dementia and their carers
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