Kate Swaffer

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Kate Swaffer is the chair, CEO, and co-founder of Dementia Alliance International, a global advocacy and support group for people living with dementia. She is a full member of the World Dementia Council, a board member of Alzheimer’s Disease International and their SE Asia regional mentor, and is on a number of national and international steering committees and advisory groups. She is a humanitarian and activist for human rights in dementia and aged care, and she is also living with younger onset dementia diagnosed aged 49. Swaffer is also a current Ph.D. candidate at the University of Wollongong.

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Opinion: Why dementia should be treated like all other NCDs
23 Jul 2018

Although it falls under the NCD umbrella, dementia is managed in a very different way. Kate Swaffer, chair, CEO, and co-founder of Dementia Alliance International, explains why that should change.