Dementia Prevention by Stroke Prevention

14 Oct 2018 to 16 Oct 2018


Satellite Symposium World Health Summit October 13th, 2018

Open for all

Location: Kosmos, Karl-Marx-Allee 131a, 10243 Berlin, Germany
Hosts: Center for Stroke Research Berlin, Kompetenznetz Schlaganfall, Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research, Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen, NeuroCure, SyNergy

Stroke and dementia are among the leading causes of disability and impairment of quality of life in old age. Vascular diseases are the second most common cause of dementia after Alzheimer's disease, and often contribute to the development of primary neurodegenerative dementias. While therapeutic breakthroughs in the neurodegenerative causes of dementia are still pending, improvements in vascular prevention and stroke treatment offer new and effective approaches to the prevention of dementia.

Speakers will include renowned experts from Canada, Germany, India, Sweden, United Kingdom, and the USA.

About the World Health Summit

The World Health Summit is the annual conference of the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies. Through the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) for Health, it is organized in collaboration with all National Academies of Medicine and Science.

The World Health Summit aims to improve health all over the planet, catalyzing that process through collaboration and open dialogue, and steering tomorrow’s agenda to improve research, education, healthcare, and policy outcomes.

Held in Berlin each October, the World Health Summit brings together researchers, physicians, key government officials, and representatives from industry as well as from NGOs and healthcare systems all over the world to address the most pressing issues facing every facet of healthcare and medicine in the upcoming decade and beyond.

The World Health Summit is built on the stable foundation of academic excellence provided by the M8 Alliance and has strong political support from a variety of partners at global, national and state levels.


World Health Summit
WHS Foundation GmbH
c/o Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin




Karl-Marx-Allee 131a