Dementia is an enormous and growing health challenge. The World Demenita Council provides global leadership through developing evidence of best practice and global resources we will enable others to deliver evidence based change. 


  • Global Care Statement

    All persons affected by dementia - those living with the diseases that cause it, their care partners, and their family and friends - have a right to receive the highest quality care and support possible to meet their needs. But today too many people struggle to access good quality care. The WDC developed a global consensus statement on good quality care.

  • WDC Annual Review

    The period January 2016 to March 2017 has been a very significant time in the evolution of the World Dementia Council – a year in which we took steps to enhance our ability to fulfil our remit of leading the global fight against dementia.

  • Finding a path for the cure

    An independent report into an integrated approach to dementia research by Raj Long, Senior Regulatory Officer, Integrated Development, Global Health, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Director, Integrated Development, UK Department of Health; and WDC Vice Chair