DESK REVIEWS | 04.01.04. Is there a dementia-specific representative within the national government?

DESK REVIEW | 04.01.04. Is there a dementia-specific representative within the national government?

No. Although dementia is a topic discussed by the Division for Older People Healthcare (in the Ministry of Health) there is no dementia-specific representative in the government.

There is no dementia specific representative within the national government.

No information available. [To be followed-up during stakeholder interviews.]

The director of Mental Health is frequently approached to give views on dementia in the context of Kenya, but there is no one specifically assigned to focus on issues around dementia at the national government level.