Defeating Dementia: essays from international leaders
Read a second collection of essays from international leaders in demenita on better diagnosing, delivering new treatments into health systems, preventing dementia and improving care. The collection was written in advance of a high level conference on dementia that was hosted by the government of the Netherlands.
Defeating dementia summit programme
Read the programme for the high level conference on dementia hosted by the Government of the Netherlands in October 2023.
Virtual pre-meeting: October 2022
In October 2022 the Government of the Netherlands, with the World Dementia Council, hosted a virtual meeting on progress in research and care. Netherlands Minister for Long Term Care Conny Helder, WDC chair Professor Philip Scheltens, Professor Bart De Strooper, Dr Maria Carrillo, Professor Charlotte Teunissen, Professor Philippe Amouyel, Professor David Sharp, Dr Greg Moore and Professor Wiesje van der Flier. Ahead of the meeting a collection of essays were published.
Volume one: essays from international leaders
Read a collection of essays from international leaders in dementia published ahead of a virtual summit hosted by the government of the Netherlands in October 2023. Read the essay collection here.
On Monday 2 October 2023 the Netherlands government hosted a high level conference on dementia. This one day meeting took place at the Kuntsmuseum in The Hague, Netherlands and was organised in collaboration with the World Dementia Council.
The conference brought together representatives of mainly G20 countries, international institutions and international leaders from across the dementia field, including industry, academia, care providers and civil society organisations. The programme included panel sessions on the development of treatments and biomarkers, prevention, technology and the aging society. Alongside the panels, there were a number of contributions from government representatives.
At the meeting the Netherlands government announced a new global network of policy officials working in the dementia field. Alongside a new global award for international leaders in the dementia field.