Commensurate with population ageing the number of people with dementia across the world is set to increase.
The World Alzheimer Report 2009 produced by Alzheimer’s Disease International reports that there are currently 35.6 million people with dementia with the numbers set to double every 20 years to 65.7 million in 2030 and 115.4 million in 2050.
With proportionate increases over the next twenty years in low and middle income countries, compared with high income countries. There is no longer just a moral and social argument for prioritising dementia; the economic imperative is now overwhelming and the implications for health, social care and research will be profound.
The ILC Cape Town Declaration on a Global Response to Dementia – A Call to Action is a consensus outcome document of the symposium on “The Globalisation of Dementia: Issues and
25 August 2011
ILC Global Alliance Celebrate's UN International Day of Older Persons
01 October 2009
This report highlights the omission of ageing and of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias from the current focus of the UN High-Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases, taking
07 July 2011
The report reveals that the dementia research agenda in most EU countries remains critically under-funded and under-valued.
24 February 2011
ILCSA was admitted to the ILC Global Alliance in June 2005. It is operated within The Albertina and Walter Sisulu Institute of Ageing in Africa (IAA) in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the
01 January 2010
This ILC-UK report summarises the presentations, discussions and ideas which emerged from the Ministerial Dementia Research Summit held in July 2009 at the Royal Society in London.
30 November 2009
An ILC-UK research report formed from an expert roundtable discussion and dinner on 'Recent Progress & Innovation in Dementia, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care' held in June 2009 in the
30 June 2009