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New paper: Stigma and its implications for dementia in South Africa

published on Thursday, June 9th, 2022

Research has found that people living with dementia and carers experienced high levels of internalised stigma, related to negative public attitudes, which were associated with high levels of isolation, health system unpreparedness and limited access to support in South Africa. The paper was written by STRiDE colleagues, Roxanne Jacobs, Marguerite Schneider, Nicolas Farina, Petra du […]

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New paper: Perceptions and experiences of dementia and its care in rural Kenya

published on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Research has found a general lack of knowledge of dementia among family carers, healthcare professionals and the general public in Kenya. The paper was written by STRiDE colleagues, Christine Musyimi, David Ndetei, Sara Evans-Lacko, Deborah Oliveira, Elizabth Mutunga and Nicolas Farina, and published in the journal Dementia this week. The research aimed to explore the perceptions […]

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