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HOOGENDAM Jacqueline (Netherlands)


Jacqueline J.M. Hoogendam, dementia policy co-ordinator/co-ordinator international affairs on Long-Term Care, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, The Netherlands

Jacqueline Hoogendam started her professional career as a lawyer in the private sector. In 1994 she switched to the Dutch government, the Ministry of Justice, with special responsibility on crime prevention and business ethics. After developing a chronic disease herself, she was offered a position at the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport in 2007. At the Department of Long Term Care she became responsible for dementia care. In the past years she extended this position to dementia policy co-ordinator for the entire ministry on both a national and an international level. As a part of this job, Jacqueline represents the Dutch government in, among others, the Executive Board of the Joint Programme Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND), the World Dementia Council and the European Governmental Group of Experts on Dementia.



Last Updated: Tuesday 07 July 2020