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Policy watch


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.

26/09/2019 Two Slovenian Ministers become Dementia Friends
23/09/2019 Alzheimer’s Society launches Dementia Guide to the UK’s National Health Service Long Term Plan
23/09/2019 United Nations General Assembly makes declaration on universal health coverage
19/09/2019 WHO Europe holds 69th Regional Committee in Copenhagen, Denmark
09/09/2019 WHO Europe convenes workshop on public health response to dementia at national level
07/09/2019 Alzheimer’s Society gathers cross-party support for action on dementia care using photo exhibition in UK parliament and calls on new government to address the issue
29/08/2019 Alzheimer Scotland calls on Scottish political parties to include commitment to deliver fair dementia care in 2021 election manifestos
18/08/2019 Alzheimer Europe signs up to call to action on continence care
15/07/2019 World Dementia Council embarks on global review of dementia friendly initiatives
03/07/2019 Alzheimer Society of Ireland launches Pre-Budget Submission 2020
29/06/2019 G20 places dementia prominently on its agenda
18/06/2019 UK inquiry concludes that people with dementia are treated differently to those with other health conditions or disabilities
17/06/2019 Canada launches its first dementia strategy, bringing WHO global target one step closer
30/05/2019 Ireland’s Minister for Health in discussions with The Alzheimer Society of Ireland
24/05/2019 Iceland’s Minister of Health assigns responsibility for national strategy to dementia specialist Dr Jón Snædal