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The statement was made by participants of the conference including representatives from Nigeria, Kenya, France, United States of America, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Mexico, Canada, Namibia, Ghana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa including the World Dementia Council, Kings College London and World Young Leaders in Dementia (WYLD).
Dementia affects more than 4 million people in Africa, and this is expected to double to 14 million by 2050. The cost of dementia care in 2015 was estimated to be US$ 21.6 billion in the African region - one of the greatest increases observed since 2010.
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