About The Alzheimer Society of Bangladesh
Alzheimer Society of Bangladesh (ASB) is a non-government, non-profit, voluntary humanitarian organization based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was established by a group of social workers, caregivers and doctors in 2006 responding to the needs of the people with dementia with a view to improve their quality of life. It is worthwhile to mention here that ASB has been working for the dementia movement for the first time in Bangladesh. Since its rudimentary period, ASB has been relentlessly carrying out a wide range of programs inter alia awareness raising, education, training and research, rendering support to people with dementia and its caregivers. Getting recognized its pivotal role and valuable contribution in the field of dementia, Alzheimer Disease International (ADI) gave Alzheimer Society of Bangladesh its full membership in 2009 and also got membership from International Caregivers Association (ICA) in 2014 . ASB also duly registered with Joint Stock Company, by the Government of The People’s Republic of Bangladesh, vide registration number –S-10583.