Can we model a cognitive footprint of interventions and policies to help to meet the global challenge of dementia?

Martin Rossor, Martin Knapp (2015)

Please note: this is a legacy publication from CPEC (formely PSSRU at LSE).

The Lancet 386 9997 1008-1010

Available online: 29 July 2015

The changing global demographic characteristics of dementia have led to worldwide predictions of unaffordable treatment and care costs over the coming decades. Recognition of the economic consequences has encouraged many countries to develop national dementia plans, as well as international actions such as the G8 Dementia Summit in London, UK, in 2013 and the WHO Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2015.