Events

Alzheimer’s Pakistan started a new Support Group for family members and caregivers of People Living with Dementia. The first meeting of this new Support Group was held at Alzheimer’s Pakistan’s Head Office in Lahore. The meeting started with a welcome address by Dr. Hussain Jafri, Secretary General Alzheimer’s Pakistan. Dr. Jafri presented on “Alzheimer’s Disease […]

A World Alzheimer’s Day (WAD) Basketball Challenge Match was played at Kinnaird College Lahore on Sept 21, 2016. The Basketball challenge was organized by Alzheimer’s Pakistan in collaboration with Lahore Women Basketball Association and was played between Lahore District Basketball team and Lahore Lakers Team, the two prominent teams of the country. At the half […]

World Alzheimer’s Month 2017 September marks the Global World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma. Since 1994, Alzheimer associations across the globe commemorate 21 September as World Alzheimer’s Day. The theme for World Alzheimer’s Month 2017 was “Remember Me” Early diagnosis means I can live well for longer. Alzheimer’s Pakistan […]

Alzheimer’s Pakistan Rawalpindi Chapter (APRC) scheduled a Students’ Conference on Alzheimer’s disease & related Dementias, on 24th Sep 2016 at Rawalpindi Medical College, New Teaching Block, Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi for the students of medical and behavioral sciences of local universities and medical colleges. This conference’s objective were to sensitize both the medical and the […]

Alzheimer’s Pakistan Rawalpindi Chapter organized a two day course on “Alzheimer’s Disease and Care giving” on 29-30 March 2013 at ” Institute of Psychiatry, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpindi. The aim of the course was to introduce dementia in general and Alzheimer’s disease in particular. The main focus was on caring of person with dementia and […]

In the month of April 2013, Alzheimer’s Pakistan launched its first quarterly newsletter The purpose of this publication is to deliver information about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and to advocate the cause so that the policy makers consider it as a health priority. An effort has been made to give you a glimpse of […]

Punjab Health Minister Saleema Hashmi, inaugurated the newly established Dementia Centre at the Mayo Hospital Lahore on May 23, 2013. Alzheimer’s Pakistan in collaboration with Mayo Hospital and Kind Edwards Medical University has established the Dementia Centre to provide dementia related services to people with dementia and their families, training on diagnosis and management of […]

Dementia: a public health priority was jointly prepared by the World Health Organization and ADI.  It provides the most authoritative overview of the impact of dementia worldwide. In addition to valuable best practices and practical case studies from around the world, it contains the most comprehensive collection of data, including hard-to-get statistics from low- and […]

Mr. Frank Schaper, CEO of Alzheimer’s Australia WA visited Pakistan for one week during the World Alzheimer Month 2012. This visit was a part of the ongoing twinning program between Alzheimer’s Pakistan and Alzheimer’s Australia WA. Under this twinning program, Alzheimer’s Australia WA is helping Alzheimer’s Pakistan to develop its services. During this visit Mr. […]

As part of the twinning program between Australia WA and Pakistan, Alzheimer Australia WA staff members Marlene Gorgan and Lorraine Benson visited Alzheimer’s Pakistan in April 2012 to impart ongoing training to the staff of Lahore Dementia Club (day care center) staff and the families about appropriate exercise equipment for people with dementia and introduce an […]