Mental health

First WHO Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 76
Publication date: 2015
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 150911 4

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Overview

This report follows the ‘First Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia’; organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) with support from the Department of Health of United Kingdom and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

The First WHO Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia fostered awareness of the public health and economic challenges posed by dementia, a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of Member States and stakeholders, and led to a “Call for Action” supported by the conference participants.