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In this section you can find articles on National Dementia Plans and other national policy developments, as well as on European and Global policy developments.

19/02/2021 There are 29% more people with dementia In Norway than previously thought, study finds
17/02/2021 Government of Portugal's national recovery and resilience plan includes funding for implementation of Dementia Health Regional Plans
03/02/2021 Scottish Government publishes independent review of adult social care
25/01/2021 Italy finally gets funding for its National Dementia Plan
18/12/2020 World Dementia Council launches second in series of papers on the impact of dementia-friendly initiatives
15/12/2020 United Nations adopts resolution on Decade of Health Ageing 2021-2030
09/12/2020 World Health Organisation’s Global Health Estimates reveal dementia as a top three cause of death in Europe
02/12/2020 Norway publishes new Dementia Plan 2025
01/12/2020 Netherlands publishes newnational dementia strategy2021-2030
16/11/2020 Two bills are currently under review in Italy, one to recognise family carers and one to improve dementia care interventions
11/11/2020 France Alzheimer publishes article from reviewers of national strategy
02/11/2020 CEAFA calls for the Spanish government to allocate a budget to national dementia strategy
27/10/2020 The Alzheimer Society of Ireland welcomes EUR 13 million dementia investment in Ireland as a positive step
23/09/2020 International Experience Exchange with Patient Organisations hosts Global Webinar on Personalised healthcare
18/09/2020 World Dementia Council launches first in series of papers looking at evidence of impact of dementia-friendly initiatives