McGill Cares webcast: The World Health Organization’s Dementia Strategy

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Join us on February 24, 2021 at noon for the next webcast in our biweekly series, McGill Cares, designed to support informal caregivers. During candid, 30-minute interviews with leading experts, Claire Webster, Alzheimer Care Consultant and Founder of the McGill Dementia Education Program, will explore topics related to caring for a loved one with dementia. 

The World Health Organization’s Dementia Strategy

Stéfanie Fréel is a consultant in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Use at the World Health Organization (WHO). She works with governments, civil society, academia and people with lived experience to raise awareness of dementia, and to structure national policies, strengthen health information systems, and produce normative guidance, tools and resources that aim to inform national policy and programmatic implementation.

Ms Fréel will talk about the WHO’s contribution to the understanding of dementia and dementia care around the world. She will discuss the WHO Global Action Plan on Dementia, and iSupport for Dementia.

This free webcast is open to all. This webcast is made possible thanks to a donation from Ryan and Dominique Lynam in memory of their wonderful nanas, Stella Pearson and Muriel Wilson.

Click here beginning at 12:00 pm EST on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at which time the link will become public and accessible. 

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