Human Rights and Dementia

May 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This webinar will provide:

  • An overview of the relevant international commitments and developments related to human rights and dementia, including a definition of human rights and human rights violations according to international law.
  • Highlight how the World Health Organization (WHO) has integrated, and is addressing, human rights into its Global action plan on the public health response to dementia 2017-2025 and other dementia activities and tools.
  • Identify what is meant by a rights-based approach to health, including core principles of a human-rights-based approach to health and social care for dementia.

Presenter: Stéfanie Fréel, Consultant in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the World Health Organization (WHO)

This webinar is hosted by brainXchange.

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