Dementia is a collective name for progressive degenerative brain syndromes which affect
memory, thinking, behavior, and emotion. Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia are the
most common types of dementia and are responsible for up to 90% of cases of dementia.
Dementia knows no social, economic, or geographical boundaries. Although each person will experience dementia in their own way, eventually those affected are unable to care for themselves and need help with all aspects of daily life. There is currently no cure for dementia, with some limited symptomatic treatment options, and emerging disease-modifying treatments, which continue to highlight the importance of care, information, advice, and support.
On the occasion of the world month of Alzheimer's Disease celebrated in September, Congo Medika organizes an activity to raise awareness, screening, and management of dementia and associated chronic diseases (hypertension, diabetes) called "Never Too Early, Never Too Late" from September 18 to 30, 2023 with the support of MDFInstruments to which we extend our sincere thanks.