• Netherland government to host high level dementia summit

    On October 2, the government of the Netherlands is hosting a high level meeting on dementia. The one day meeting in the Hague will bring together international leaders in government, research, and industry, as well as caregivers and advocates.  

  • Dr Joanne Pike elected new WDC vice chair

    Dr Joanne Pike, Alzheimer's Association president and chief executive officer, has been elected the new vice chair of the World Dementia Council. In this leadership role, Pike will advance the organisation’s global efforts to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. She succeeds Professor Kiyoshi Kurokawa, chair of the Health and Global Policy Institute (Japan) and professor emeritus of the University of Tokyo, who has served as Vice Chair since 2021. 

  • G7 health ministers dementia meeting

    The G7 health ministers at their meeting in Nagazaki in May 2023 had a dedicated meeting on addressing the challenge of dementia organized by the Government of Japan, the World Dementia Council and the Health and Global Policy Institute. 

  • Events

    Through building global networks, we bring together individuals and organizations at our international events and summits to facilitate better collaboration. Together we agree to share goals and raise the profile of tackling dementia internationally.