Dec. 6-9, 2022 | Nairobi, Kenya

About Dementia and Brain Aging in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC)

Dementia and Brain Aging in LMIC was a forum to discuss the prevalence, risk factors, diagnosis, assessment and care of Alzheimer's and dementia in low- and middle-income countries. This scientific conference offered opportunities for students and researchers at all career stages to share their research and discuss important global public health issues.

This conference was supported by Newcastle University, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, the Alzheimer's Association, the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI), the World Federation of Neurology's Aphasia, Dementia and Cognitive Disorders Specialty Group, the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), and AgeCap Sweden.

View the 2022 conference program.

Conference Areas of Interest

Those based in or working with dementia and brain aging in low-income and low middle-income countries were encouraged to submit an abstract for a poster presentation. Areas of interest included:

  • Vascular dementia and strokes.
  • Movement disorders and dementia.
  • Language and aphasia.
  • Genetic factors.
  • Modifiable risk factors: observational studies.
  • Modifiable risk factors: interventional studies.
  • HIV and dementia.
  • Biomarkers
  • Cognitive testing.
  • Dementia care and policy.


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Conference Details

Dates: Dec. 6-9, 2022
Location: Nairobi, Kenya


Registration is now closed.

Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission is now closed.

Go Beyond the Conference

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