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June 2014: Helga Rohra features in Dementia Legacy Event video

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Participants at the Global Dementia Legacy Event in London on 19 June were asked which actions they would most like to see taken to increase dementia research. A video of those interviewed, including the chairperson of Alzheimer Europe’s European Working Group of People with Dementia (EWGPWD), Helga Rohra, was released online on 22 July.

Many of the interviewees stress the importance of collaboration and cohesion. Indeed, Ms Rohra says that dementia, which she describes as “one of the greater challenges for the whole world” can only be managed if private investors, researchers, people affected and carers work together to identify and to support scientists who can find a cure for the disease.

Her response can be seen at 2.47 in the video:



Last Updated: Thursday 02 October 2014