The first Global Dementia Legacy Event, following on from agreements made at the 2013 G8 Dementia Summit, is to be held on June 19th 2014 in London. International experts, including delegates from the World Health Organization, the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), global Alzheimer’s charities, and pharmaceutical organisations, are expected to work on devising ways to increase investment in dementia research. Topics under discussion are expected to include:
- The global challenge of dementia.
- Barriers to investment in dementia research.
- Increasing investment in dementia research and innovation.
- Financial mechanisms for increasing investment, such as a global private and philanthropic fund for dementia.
UK to hold global dementia event on finance and social impact investment. London: Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / World Dementia Council, June 12th 2014.
This relates to:
Official Programme of the First Global Dementia Legacy Event on Finance and Social Impact Investment in Dementia. London: Department of Health / Dementia Challenge, June 13th 2014.
Journalists invited to Global Dementia Legacy Event in London. London: Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / World Dementia Council, June 17th 2014.