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Worldwide Cost Estimate for Alzheimer's and Dementia Is US$315.4 Billion
Date:3/24/2009

s estimated to be US$315.4 billion in 2005, including US$105 billion for informal care, which is nonprofessional care, usually provided by family members (37 percent of the total). Seventy-seven (77) percent of the total costs occur in the more developed regions that have 46 percent of the prevalence. Worldwide prevalence may quadruple to nearly 120 million by 2050, according to Wimo.

The 2005 prevalence estimate for Singapore was 22,000 people with dementia. Indonesia, 600,000; Malaysia, 60,000; Myanmar, 130,000; Philippines, 175,000; Thailand, 250,000; Viet Nam, 275,000.

The estimate for total societal cost of dementia (direct costs plus informal care) in 2005 for Singapore was US$391 million. Indonesia, US$2,128 million; Malaysia, US$511 million; Myanmar, US$118 million; Philippines, US$601 million; Thailand, US$1,330 million; Viet Nam, US$751 million. At the ADI conference, Wimo will present additional regional and country specific cost estimates, alternative cost estimates of informal care, and new cost estimates for Europe from the Eurocode project.

"Worldwide costs for dementia are enormous," Wimo says. "In light of the rapidly growing future prevalence estimates, in particular in less developed regions, the economic impact of dementia is a great challenge for every society."

Direct costs as well as costs of informal care were estimated by combining prevalence estimates, country and region specific data on Gross Domestic Product per person, and average wage with results from previously published cost-of-illness studies in different countries.

The Global Impact of Dementia

At the conference, Professor Martin Prince, of the Centre for Public Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London will address "The Global Impact of Dementia" in a plenary immediately after the talk by Professor Wimo. Prince leads the 10/66 Dementia Research Group
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