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WHO action plan to address dementia

About 47 million people worldwide suffer from dementia, according to WHO estimates. Each year there are 10 million new cases and between 5% and 8% of the population over 60 years of age.
The World Health Organization predicts that by 2030 there will be 75 million people with dementia and 132 million by 2050, so it recognizes that priority should be given to public health policies, which establish action plans applicable in areas such as: “awareness of the disease and the establishment of initiatives aimed at promoting adaptation to dementia; reducing the risk of dementia; diagnosis, treatment and care; research and innovation or support for caregivers of people with dementia. ”

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Draft Global Plan of Action on Public Health Response to Dementia

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