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Alzheimer Europe Public Affairs meeting in Brussels

Wednesday 19 February 2020

On 19 February, Alzheimer Europe hosted its first Public Affairs meeting of 2020, in Brussels. 20 representatives from member associations and 5 Alzheimer Europe staff members were in attendance and the meeting was led by Vice-Chairperson Charles Scerri (Malta). The agenda focused on:

  • The 2020 Dementia in Europe Yearbook: National training and education programmes for healthcare professionals in the field of dementia (presented by Policy Officer Owen Miller)
  • Assessing the views of AE members on AE activities and preparing the next Alzheimer Europe strategy (2021-2025) (presented by Executive Director Jean Georges)
  • Improving the lobbying and campaigning activities of Alzheimer Europe and its national member organisations (Owen Miller)
  • Dementia as a European public health priority (Jean Georges)
  • Representatives from each member organisation attending the meeting also had the opportunity to present their national campaigning activities and national education and training programmes for healthcare professionals on dementia.

The next Public Affairs meeting will take place in Brussels on 10 June 2020.