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Conservative MEP for London Marina Yannakoudakis has visited a ‘dementia café’ in Barnet today in support of the Alzheimer’s Society. The event was sponsored by Councillor Lisa Rutter, former Mayor of Barnet, and sought to raise awareness of the disease.

Dementia cafés allow sufferers to seek advice and information, but also offer people opportunities to […]

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Health Ministers and experts from the World’s eight major economies met today in London to discuss the growing crisis of dementia. Tackling the disease is thought to cost the world economy over £370 billion a year, with costs due to rise sharply over the next 40 years as the world population continues to age.

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London MEP Marina Yannakoudakis has today been named the new Vice-Chair of the European Alzheimer’s Alliance.

The London MEP takes over from Belgian deputy Frieda Brepoels who has left the European Parliament to become Mayor of Bilzen.

Marina sits on the European Parliament’s environment and public health committee and follows the […]

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Developing new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia was the focus of an information event organised today by London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis.

Marina, who serves as Conservative Health Spokesman in the European Parliament, is committed to finding new ways to tackle Alzheimer’s. Last year she worked on a European Parliament report […]

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