Adventures in Global Health Seminar
|Starts:||18:30 6 Oct 2015|
|Ends:||20:00 6 Oct 2015|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Manchester Academic Health Science Centre|
|Who is it for:||Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public, Post 16, University staff|
|Speaker:||Professor Alistair Burns|
Host: Manchester Academic Health Science Centre
About the event:
One in three people born in the UK in 2015 is projected to develop dementia in their lifetimes - Alzheimer's Research UK
- What is dementia?
- Dementia in a global context
- What can we do about it?
MCR Global Health Society and the University of Manchester's Office for Global Health are excited to announce their first event of the year - Adventures in Global Health: Dementia
Come and find out what living with dementia feels like and, more importantly, what you can do to help. Join Professor Alistair Burns, professor of Old Age Psychiatry and National Clinical Director for Dementia, NHS England to hear these questions answered, followed by an interactive Dementia Friends session which you will leave as a Dementia Friend. The event will end with a Q&A chaired by Mukesh Kapila, CBE.
You can find out more about the Alzheimer's Society initiative at www.dementiafriends.org.uk
Professor Alistair Burns
Role: Professor of Old Age Psychiatry and National Clinical Director for Dementia
Organisation: Faculty of Medical and Human Science
Travel and Contact Information
Lecture Theatre B