The Month to Understand Dementia (認知症を知る月間)

Countries: 
Japan
Implemented by: 
Musashino City Municipal Government
Type of Implementer(s): 
Local government
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
I-4 (Access to knowledge, education and training)
I-5 (Intergenerational solidarity)
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
II-4 (Training of care providers and health professionals)
Description: 

September 21 is the "World Alzheimer's Action Day", and so Musashino City municipal government proclaimed September as "The Month to Learn about Dementia" for the City. There are educational campaigns, public talks, counselling, etc, are organized each year.