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Mobile Care Unit for Alzheimer Patients

India is witnessing an innovative effort for patients with Alzheimers disease through a tele-dementia care unit introduced by the Nightingale Centre for Ageing and Alzheimers (NCAA). ...Read More

Posted on : Monday, April 25, 2011 9:51 PM
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It's great that there are mobile centers like this. It brings health care closer to patients.
Replied on Monday, April 25, 2011 9:51 PM

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Hello all From an outsider's perspective [I am from Western Australia] this seems such a positive initiative. Can someone please advise the number of people with a diagnosis of dementia in India, and what proportion of the Indian population that translates to? How many dementia sufferers and families is this initiative planned to assist? Thank you so much - regards and best wishes Wayne
Replied on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 1:23 AM
 




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