Announcements From WHO’s First Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia Conference (Dementia Challenge / Department of Health / World Dementia Council / WHO / GAAD)

Summary

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a $100 million Dementia Discovery Fund at the World Health Organisation’s First Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia Conference.

The Dementia Discovery Fund will be used to finance dementia research with the aim of developing new drugs. It includes financial commitments from pharmaceutical industry, and £15 million (which the UK government announced for the fund earlier in Autumn 2014).

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Health Secretary announces $100m Dementia Discovery Fund. London: Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / World Dementia Council, March 17th 2015.

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Health secretary announces $100m Dementia Discovery Fund. London: Department of Health, March 17th 2015.

International Call for Action

World Health Organization (WHO) member states have agreed to support a formal Call for Action reiterating their intention to tackle dementia on an international …

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Countries agree to support Call for Action at Global Action Against Dementia Conference. London: Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / World Dementia Council, March 17th 2015.

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