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Validation of the Identification and Intervention for Dementia in Elderly Africans (IDEA) cognitive screen in Nigeria and Tanzania

  • Stella-Maria Paddick1, 2,
  • William K Gray1,
  • Luqman Ogunjimi3,
  • Bingileki lwezuala4,
  • Olaide Olakehinde3,
  • Aloyce Kisoli5,
  • John Kissima5,
  • Godfrey Mbowe6,
  • Sarah Mkenda6,
  • Catherine L Dotchin1, 7,
  • Richard W Walker1, 8,
  • Declare Mushi6,
  • Cecilia Collingwood9 and
  • Adesola Ogunniyi3Email author
BMC Geriatrics201515:53

Received: 23 October 2014

Accepted: 25 March 2015

Published: 25 April 2015

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25 Mar 2015 Editorially accepted
25 Apr 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12877-015-0040-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Tyneside General Hospital
Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University
University College Hospital, University of Ibadan
Mawenzi Regional Hospital
Hai District Hospital
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College
Institute for Ageing, Newcastle University
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University
The Medical School, Newcastle University