Dr Gershwin Davis of The University of the West Indies, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pathology and Researcher in Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Disease made a presentaion titled Dementia Prevalence in the Trinidad Population to the Alzheimer’s Association of Trinidad and Tobago (AzATT), Port of Spain Support Group, on 7 March 2020.

This was a summary of work undertaken onthe Trinidad National Survey of Ageing and Cognition by the Dementia Awareness and Research Group of Trinidad and Tobago (DARTT). Dr Davis gave a brief overview of the dementia condition and possible causes. This was followed by an overview of the research results.

His presentation included information on:

  • Population health risk factors
  • Prevalence by age and gender
  • Comparison with other
  • countries/regions
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