Education and Sensitization Programme for Aggrey Memorial College, Cape Coast

Alzheimer`s Ghana and Alter team from University of Emory and University of Georgia, USA delivered a nationwide awareness education and sensitization in schools and colleges. The Executive Director of Alzheimer`s Ghana, Mr Venance Dey used the opportunity to call on students and teachers to identify people living with dementia and help refer them to the appropriate hospitals and health facilities for care and treatment. Dr Fayron Epps from Emory University also advised students and teaches to adopt habits and practices that will help improve their brain health.

Alzheimer`s Ghana and Alter Mission extended education and awareness to Nursing Training College, Ho in the Volta Region.

A collaboration drive between Alzheimer`s Ghana and Alter Mission comprising a team from The Emory University and Georgia University all in USA visited the Nursing Training College and educated the students on dementia and alzheimer`s disease. During the programme, emphasis was laid on identifying the signs and symptoms of disease early and helping to treat and manage the cases effectively. The team also encouraged students to stand against any form of discrimination and abuse of persons suffering from the sickness.

Alzheimer`s Ghana met the Former President, His Excellency, John Agyekum Kufuor

Former President, His Excellency, President John Agyekum Kufuor lauded the awareness and education campaign of Alzheimer`s Ghana team in the country He also encouraged the organization to keep up the good work on advocacy and education on dementia in the country . This happened when the organization led by its Co-founder Mr Venance Dey paid a courtesy call on him as part of their awareness activities to mark World Alzheimers Day 2022 Celebration in Ghana. At the meeting the President of the Board Dr Dennis Bortey also spoke on the disease its causes symptoms and it`s management needed to improve lives of victims.

Alzheimer’s Ghana delivering a talk on Dementia for elderly in Tema-Accra.

Alzheimer’s Ghana team visited a group of elders in Tema to deliver a talk on Dementia. Discussions were centered on the signs and symptoms of dementia and other related disorders, their diagnosis, the role of government and the civil society in combating and managing it in Ghana.