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231. 

World Alzheimer's Day (WAD) is observed on;

[A]. September 21
[B]. September 20
[C]. September 19
[D]. September 18

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

World Alzheimer's Day (WAD) was observed on September 21, 2019. It is held annually to raise awareness about Alzheimer's and Dementia. The theme for the year is raising awareness and challenging the stigma around the disease. WAD was first observed in 2012.The month of September is observed as World Alzheimer's Month (WAM). It is observed by the Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) run by the Alzheimer University.According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Alzheimer's is "an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills".s Dementia is described as a range of symptoms that are associated with deteriorating memory or other thinking skills.

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