European People’s Party manifesto contains European dementia plan commitment


On 6 March, at its Congress in Bucharest, Romania, the European People’s Party (EPP) adopted its Manifesto for the European Parliament elections 2024. The “Our Europe, a safe and good home for the people” document contains a commitment to develop a European dementia plan. Under section 3.5 “Our Europe improves people’s lives through innovation in health”, the Manifesto states: “While ensuring the full implementation of the Beating Cancer Plan, we want to take the next step and develop a European plan to address Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and Parkinson’s disease.” This commitment aligns to a long-standing call of Alzheimer Europe for the development and implementation of a European dementia strategy, and reflects one of the key calls from our Helsinki Manifesto. The full EPP manifesto is available at: