French Alzheimer Plan (2008-2012): Quick Evaluation (Lancet / JAD / ADI)

Summary

A short Lancet article assesses the impact of the French Alzheimer Plan (2008-2012). Government funding and coordination was provided by the Ministry of Health, the Alzheimer Foundation Plan and the French National Research Agency. A bibliometric analysis, summarised in this article, raises interesting speculations on the relationship between public funding for dementia-related research and the resulting scientific productivity and innovation, as measured in terms of the ensuing quantity of high quality research publications.

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Reference

Devos, P. Haeffner-Cavaillon, N. [and] Ledoux, S. [et al] (2014). Assessing the French Alzheimer plan. Lancet. May 24th 2014, Vol.383(9931), pp.1805.

Background interest:

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Reference

Le Duff, F. Develay, AE. [and] Quetel, J. [et al] (2012). The 2008-2012 French Alzheimer plan: description of the national Alzheimer information system. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. 2012, Vol.29(4), pp.891-902. (Click here to view the PubMed abstract).

There is an official French Alzheimer Plan (2008-2012) website.

Historical background interest:

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Reference

Ancelle-Park, R. (2008). National plan for “Alzheimer and related diseases” 2008-2012. London: Alzheimer’s Disease International, 2008.

There is also an Executive Summary and a 2012 Progress Report.

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