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South Africa Theory of Change workshop

published on Friday, July 13th, 2018

Colleagues in South Africa held their national Theory of Change workshop on 11 and 12 July 2018 in Johannesburg. ​This two-day workshop was run by the University of Cape Town and Alzheimer’s South Africa NPA. The workshop was well attended and the team commented on how great it was to see how much consensus there was across a range of […]

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Brazil Theory of Change workshop

published on Friday, June 29th, 2018

Brazil held their national Theory of Change workshop on 28 June 2018 in Sao Paolo. The workshop was hosted by STRiDE partners Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) and Federation of Brazilian Alzheimer’s Associations (FEBRAZ), and welcomed a range of key stakeholders to discuss dementia care in Brazil. The team are now working on refining their ToC map and writing a report from their […]

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India Theory of Change workshop

published on Friday, June 15th, 2018

India held their national Theory of Change workshop across two days on 14 and 15 June 2018 in Bangalore hosted by STRiDE partners National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) and Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI). Participating stakeholders were welcomed by Dr Suvarna Alladi (STRiDE Senior Researcher), Professor BN Gangadhar (Director, […]

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Kenya Theory of Change workshop

published on Friday, June 8th, 2018

Kenya hosted the third STRiDE national Theory of Change workshop in Nairobi on 7 and 8 June 2018. Attended by a range of key stakeholders, the workshop was hosted jointly by STRiDE partners Africa Mental Health Foundation and the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Organisation Kenya led by Christine Musyimi and Elizabeth Mutunga. The team are now working […]

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Dementia Alliance International’s support for STRiDE

published on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Colleagues from Dementia Alliance International (DAI) participated in our first STRiDE team meeting and Theory of Change workshop earlier this year. DAI is a partner in the project, and is a “collaboration of like-minded individuals diagnosed with dementia providing a unified voice of strength, advocacy, and support in the fight for individual autonomy for people […]

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Mexico Theory of Change workshop

published on Monday, May 28th, 2018

Mexico hosted the second STRiDE project national Theory of Change (ToC) workshop today. Organised by the country team led by Mariana Lopez-Ortega, the workshop drew on the expertise of participants to explore how to improve dementia treatment and care in Mexico, and how the STRiDE project can support this ambition. Dr Luis Miguel Gutiérrez-Robledo, Director […]

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Indonesian Theory of Change workshop

published on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

The first STRiDE project national Theory of Change (ToC) workshop took place today in Indonesia. Organised by the country team – Tara Sani, Yuda Turana and Imelda Theresia – the workshop was very well attended and included representatives from three ministries, various national NGOs, the Asia Development Bank and Help Age. The workshop had a […]

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Indonesia launch the STRiDE project

published on Thursday, April 19th, 2018

As a part of the national launch, our partners in Indonesia – Alzheimer’s Indonesia and Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia – held a mini-seminar Strengthening Dementia National Plan: a Multi-profession dialogue at the Atma Jaya Faculty of Medicine. Four researchers and public policy practitioners from various disciplines presented and discussed dementia in Indonesia. Neurologist Dr Yuda […]

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The STRiDE project started in October and aims to build research capacity and provide much-needed evidence on dementia care

published on Friday, November 15th, 2019

In March 2018, forty-two STRiDE colleagues came together at LSE for a kick-off meeting (and a group photo!). The meeting included a workshop to co-develop a Theory of Change map for the project, which is an outcomes-based approach the project is using to describe how it will bring about specific outcomes through a logical sequence […]

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New £8 million study to strengthen responses to dementia in developing countries

published on Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Partners across seven developing countries led by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) have been awarded £7.9 to build research capacity and provide much-needed evidence on dementia care. This work will support the development of national policies for dementia in the face of rapidly growing global numbers of people with the condition. […]

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