DESK REVIEWS | 07.01.03. Please provide the number of people who received a diagnostic assessment in the most recent year for which data are available

DESK REVIEW | 07.01.03. Please provide the number of people who received a diagnostic assessment in the most recent year for which data are available

Such information was not found.

We have not been able to obtain published data on the number of diagnostic assessments.

Dementia cases are not routinely monitored in Kenya. According to a systematic analysis for the global burden of disease study involving 195 countries (including Kenya) in 2016, the number of prevalent cases for dementia in Kenya was 61,120 (Nichols et al., 2019).

References:

Nichols, E., Szoeke, C. E. I., Vollset, S. E., Abbasi, N., Abd-Allah, F., Abdela, J., … Murray, C. J. L. (2019). Global, regional, and national burden of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet Neurology, 18(1), 88–106. http://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30403-4

No surveillance or descriptive data available on persons living with dementia in South Africa.