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Howard Bergman: Neurodegenerative Conditions and Health Agency

howard bergman: Howard Bergman of McGill University, who chaired the six-member panel, according to National Observer. It will inform those preparing the plan by looking at the evidence and then assessing the best practices. The report by the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences panel, released Monday, is aimed at helping the Public Health Agency of Canada create and implement a national dementia strategy, which is expected to be unveiled toward the end of this year. ; The report is not a plan, said Dr. More than half a million Canadians are living with dementia. Two-thirds of those affected by the neurodegenerative conditions are women. By 2031, that number is expected to nearly double, says the Alzheimer Society of Canada. ( As reported in the news.