DESK REVIEWS | Human rights-based approach

DESK REVIEW | Human rights-based approach

Yes, particularly action step 2: ‘Advocacy of human rights for people with dementia and their caregivers’ (Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia, 2015a, p.5).


Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia. (2015a). Ministry of Health Regulation No. 67/2015 on Geriatric Services in Public Health Center (Permenkes No. 67/2015 Tentang Penyelenggaraan Pelayanan Kesehatan Lanjut Usia Di Pusat Kesehatan Masyarakat). Kementrian Kesehatan Indonesia, 1–140.

The Alzheimer’s and other dementias Action Plan (Gutiérrez-Robledo & Arrieta-Cruz, 2014) is in line with a human rights-based approach.


Gutiérrez-Robledo, L., & Arrieta-Cruz, I. (2014). Plan de Acción Alzheimer y otras demencias, México 2014.

Not applicable as there is no dementia-specific policy or plan for South Africa.