Good health is important to us all. That’s why IHC makes its campaign for quality healthcare a priority. Whether it is oral health, foot health or mental health, it’s important to people with intellectual disability.
Good health is vital for full participation in the community.
People with an intellectual disability are more likely to have poor health. In 2003 the National Health Committee (NHC) said people with intellectual disability often have serious health conditions that could be relieved or cured but these conditions are not diagnosed or treated.