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Reducing Health Inequalities: Health Professionals’ Roles (UCL Institute of Health Equity)

Summary The report discusses ways to reduce health inequities. Full Text Link Reference Allen, M. Allen, J. [and] Hogarth, S. (2013). Working for Health Equity: The Role of Health Professionals. London: UCL Institute of Health Equity, Department of Epidemiology and Public … Continue reading

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Wolverhampton’s Joint Dementia Strategy (Dementia Action Alliance / Wolverhampton City Council / Wolverhampton City Primary Care Trust)

Summary This page on the Dementia Action Alliance (DAA)‘s website clarifies Wolverhampton’s Joint Dementia Strategy. “The Joint Dementia Strategy developed by Wolverhampton City Council and Wolverhampton City Primary Care Trust sets out how the city will meet the objectives identified … Continue reading

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Research Review for Ireland’s National Dementia Strategy (Trinity College Dublin / Republic of Ireland’s DSIDC)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary The Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC)’s Strategy for Dementia for Ireland proposes to develop a national strategy covering … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures 2012 (Alzheimer’s Association)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary This report from the Alzheimer’s Association provides a statistical summary of United States data concerning Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as … Continue reading

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UCL Institute of Health Equity: Narrowing the Health Gap

Summary The University College London (UCL) Institute of Health Equity has been launched to help reduce health inequalities through action on the social determinants of disease. The UCL Institute of Health Equity is led by Professor Sir Michael Marmot and … Continue reading

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Seven Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Diseease

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 2, September 2011]. Summary Approximately 820,000 people in Britain suffer from dementia, half of these having Alzheimer’s Disease (and half of the latter group … Continue reading

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West Midlands’ Dementia Expert and Some Statistics (NHS Local)

Summary Dr Karim Saad is commonly hailed as the West Midlands’ leading expert on dementia. The NHS West Midlands web site introduces this expert and provides some statistics about dementia from the Alzheimer’s Research Trust: An estimated 820,000 people in the UK live … Continue reading

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