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About the Global Dementia Legacy Event Japan

 

1. A summary of the G8 Dementia Summit

On December 11, 2013, the G8 Dementia Summit was held in London.
The summit was attended by governmental officials from G8 countries, such as Shinako Tsuchiya, the Senior Vice Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the U.K., and Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health of the U.K., as well as representatives of the European Commission, WHO, and OECD. The summit, which was also participated in by dementia experts and representatives of pharmaceutical companies from around the world, introduced governmental policies, ongoing research on dementia, and related social activities implemented based on a variety of viewpoints, and the participants exchanged opinions during inspiring discussions.

Ms. Tsuchiya, the Senior Vice Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare provided explanations of the status of population aging and dementia in Japan as well as a five-year plan (Orange Plan) for the promotion of measures against dementia. As a result of the summit, the Declaration and Communique including challenges to jointly address dementia-related problems were agreed upon by representatives from G8 countries.

 

2. Primary goals stated in the declaration of the G8 Dementia Summit

“Social impact investment” -UK-led
“New care and prevention models” - Japan-led
“Academia-industry partnership” - Canada and France - co-led

 

3. Global Dementia Legacy Event Japan

(1) Theme:

New care and prevention models

(2) Purposes:

(3) Schedule:

(4) Participants in the conference

More than 200 experts from the G7 countries have been invited to participate in the event.
All those interested in the conference are able to watch it live through streaming video.

 

国立長寿医療研究センター

  • 病院
  • 研究所
  • 認知症先進医療開発センター
  • 老年学・社会科学研究センター
  • もの忘れセンター
  • メディカルゲノムセンター
  • 治験・臨床研究推進センター
  • 長寿医療研修センター
  • 歯科口腔先進医療開発センター
  • 健康長寿支援ロボットセンター