publication . Book . 2021

Demência e COVID-19: Contributos da IV edição do Seminário Internacional Alzheimer e outras Demências

Carreira, José; Araújo, Lia; Amante, Maria João; Xavier, Paula; Fonseca, Susana;
Open Access Portuguese
  • Published: 01 Sep 2021
  • Publisher: Escola Superior de Educação do Instituto Politécnico de Viseu
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Alzheimer’s Disease International started out as the international umbrella organisation of all Alzheimers associations. It aimed to give global voice to the Alzheimers and dementia community at multilateral level (WHO, UN etc). At that time nobody advocated globally for dementia and indeed nobody knew what the prevalence and incidence figures were. As ADI continued to grow from its initial 4 members, it quickly realised that the stigma and discrimination that surrounded dementia would also need to be addressed globally and so it increased its effort to include data gathering, public policy and awareness raising. Sadly, combatting the stigma and discrimination f...
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