About ADI and Alzheimer Society Egypt

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI)

ADI is the international federation of over 75 national Alzheimer associations around the world and is in official relations with the World Health Organization. Each member is the Alzheimer association in their country who support people with dementia and their families.

ADI was founded in 1984 to help establish and strengthen Alzheimer associations throughout the world, through the exchange of information, skills and models of best practice. ADI aims to raise global awareness of Alzheimer's disease and all other causes of dementia. ADI’s vision is an improved quality of life for people with dementia and their families throughout the world.

You can find out more about ADI at www.alz.co.uk

Alzheimer Society of Egypt

The Alzheimer Society of Egypt was founded in 1998, and became a full member of ADI in 2003. The Society has branches in Cairo, Alexandria, Assuit and Ismailia. The activities of the Society include the production of a newsletter, carer support groups, training courses for caregivers and a helpline for information about Alzheimer's disease. In addition to these services, the Society also works to raise awareness and provides information to the media.