Osman Kučuk


Osman Kučuk
Team Leader

Currently, director at Centre for dementia in Sarajevo. He is creator of the Concept and Project coordinator.

Expert for dementia on the field of psychology. Author of many broschuras and the two books: Dementia – what and how is further?(2015.) guide for people affected by dementia, carers and nurses; Dementia from the angle of Primary Health Care(2019.) – guide for GP's, specialist for family medicine. Author of guideliness „Dementia in the time of Covid-19 pandemic“(2020.) accepted of the Federal Ministry of health and Federal Crisis HQ, published on web page of ADI and Alzheimer Europe. He is coauthor of transnational guideliness to dementia „Interprofessional Management of Dementia“ used for Online Education Platform funded by EU INTERREG. President of Organizating Comittee of iCoDem – International Congress of Dementia, the most important Congress of dementia in the region of SE Europe, member of organizing and scientific committees conferences and meetings regarding dementia in the SE Europe Region. Author of Sarajevo Statement on Dementia in the Western Balkan Region and Expert Statement Dementia care and Policies of extended Danube Region, the both supported by WHO office for Europe, ADI and Alzheimer Europe and many academic and research institution. Lecturer in Dementia Master Classes by DAAD(German office for academic exchange), coach for medical experts, nurses, formal and unformal carers, psychologists, social workers, therapeuts including in dementia issue. He is president of Working group  for developing of National Dementia Strategy in FBiH. Currently, He is director of Centre for dementia that is unique institution in Western Balkan.