WHO, Alzheimer's group warn of dementia's growing toll

04/11/2012 | FoxNews.com · ZDNet

Alzheimer's Disease International and the World Health Organization are publishing a call to action today on what the groups see as a public health crisis: dementia. With 35.6 million people living with the condition and more than 7 million new cases per year, dementia is increasingly straining the health care system, creating what the Australian Health Directory calls "an economic and fiscal disaster waiting to happen." According to the report, only eight countries have dementia programs in place.

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