Research project

Understanding, Beliefs and Treatment of Dementia In Pakistan

Project overview

This project was funded by Age International, Age UK, Alzheimer’s Disease International, and HelpAge International, and ran from 2017-2018. The aim of the project was to explore the understandings and beliefs of dementia among people in Pakistan, and to examine the treatment availability and experiences for dementia in Pakistan. The goal was to inform policies and programmes to raise awareness of dementia and provide better support services for people with dementia and their families in Pakistan.


Other researchers

Dr Rosalind Willis BSc MSc PhD

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Ethnicity
  • Ageing
  • Dementia
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Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

Research outputs

Sara Balouch, Asghar Zaidi, Nicolas Farina & Rosalind Willis, 2021, Dementia, 20(3), 899-918
Type: article
Nicolas Farina, Asghar Zaidi, Rosalind Willis & Sara Balouch, 2020, Ageing & Society, 40(12), 2558-2573
Type: article
Rosalind Willis, Asghar Zaidi, Sara Balouch & Nicolas Farina, 2020, The Gerontologist, 60(1), 145-154
Type: article
Asghar Zaidi, Rosalind Willis, Nicolas Farina, Sara Balouch, Hussain Jafri, Irfan Ahmed, Qurat Khan & Rubina Jaffri, 2019
Type: report
Nicolas Farina, Sara Balouch, Rosalind Willis & Asghar Zaidi, 2018
Type: conference