Improving Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities Program

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, otherwise referred to as CDC, is a federal government agency operating within the United States Department of Health and Human Services that is greatly responsible for protecting public health and safety through the provision of information to enhance health decisions and the promotion of health through partnerships with state health departments and other organizations.

The grants and initiatives of the CDC are all geared towards the realization of its general agency mission which is to collaborate with other agencies "to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats."

In keeping with this mission, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has constituted the Improving Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities Program in an attempt to financially support initiatives for people suffering from intellectual disabilities, thereby seeking to increase healthy behaviors and improve access to appropriate health services.

The program also intends to identify comorbid conditions and a number of poor healthy behaviors in people with intellectual disability (ID) to in order to somehow find a way to reduce or totally eliminate these behaviors and make way for better health practices.

Initially, the program is set to focus primarily on US populations but could also extend its activities internationally. By the end of the tenure of the grant, the recipient should have accomplished the following program objectives:

a) Provide health assessments, referral to services, and education to people with ID;

b) Provide health promotion training, information, and encouragement to people with ID and, when appropriate, their caregivers or service providers;   (continued...)

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