The prevalence of dementia in rural Tanzania: a cross-sectional community-based study

The prevalence of dementia in this rural Tanzanian population is similar to that reported in high-income countries. Dementia is likely to become a significant health burden in this population as demographic transition continues. Further research on risk factors for dementia in sub-Saharan Africa is needed to inform policy makers and plan local health services.

Project: Alzheimer’s South Africa

Today, we look at neighbouring South Africa's Alzheimer's South Africa. Alzheimer's SA is dedicated to providing support for families and individuals and strives to advocate on their behalf, to improve the lot of people with Alzheimer's/dementia and their carers. Alzheimer's SA was founded in 1985 and is a non-profit organisation managed by a national executive … Continue reading Project: Alzheimer’s South Africa