Brain Ageing and Dementia in LMICs 2021

Virtual Conference to be held on 9th and 10th December 2020 


This virtual conference will provide a forum to discuss risk factors and increasing burden of vascular and neurodegenerative diseases including HIV Dementias in the context of incidence and prevention in cross-cultural populations in low and middle income countries compared to Europe, North America and Japan. Take a look at the programme and the conference flyer for more information.

Brain Ageing and Dementia in LMICs

Hosted by the Alzheimer's Association, Newcastle University and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

With support from the National Institute on Ageing

9th - 10th December, 2020

4.30-6.30pm Eastern Africa Time

The Dementia in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) symposia group will host a virtual conference over 2 days consisting of 2 hour sessions (4.30-6.30pm, Eastern Africa Time) on 9th and 10th December, 2020.  All those interested in brief updates on Dementia in Africa, Asia and Latin America are invited to join this virtual meeting.  The event will provide an opportunity for many interested colleagues to discuss recent advances in the global burden of disease, epidemiology, risk factors, biomarkers for dementia and prevention of disease as well as ongoing and future projects.  The abbreviated virtual conference will be a foretaste of the much anticipated landmark Symposium on Dementia in LMICs being planned for December 2021 in Nairobi, Kenya.  

You are invited to register for the conference sessions, upon which you will be sent a Zoom link to join the conference. 



Symposium Venue

Safari Park Hotel & Casino, Nairobi is located on Thika road. 15 minutes from city centre and 30-40 minutes from JKI Airport. A Five Star Deluxe of two storey buildings beautifully spread over 64 acres of landscaped gardens. P.O. Box 45038, Nairobi 00100, Kenya

Tel: 254-020-3633000, 3633137

Fax: 254-020-3633919, 8561584


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