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Targets and indicators for NCDs - overview

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Here is an overview of all nine targets and 25 indicators for NCDs in WHO’s strategy for the period 2010-2025.


The indicators are presented in the same order as the World Health Organization presents them. The targets refer to the period 2010-2025. 

NCDs here refer to the following specific non-communicable diseases: cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic respiratory disease. 

The reduced mortality targets are set out below, followed by the risk factor indicator targets and targets for national prevention and treatment measures.

Target 1: To reduce overall mortality from NCDs by 25 per cent

Indicators: 

Premature mortality from NCDs  

Cancer incidence 

 

Target 2: At least 10 per cent reduction in the harmful use of alcohol 

Indicators: 

Total alcohol consumption per capita    

Heavy episodic drinking   

Alcohol dependence   

Target 3: 10 per cent reduction in insufficient physical activity

 Indicators:  

 Physical activity, adolescents

Physical activity, adults

 

Target 4: 30 per cent reduction in mean population intake of salt/sodium

Indicator:

Salt intake

Target 5: 30 per cent reduction in tobacco use

Indicators: 

Tobacco, adolescents
Tobacco, adults

 

Target 6: 25 per cent reduction in the prevalence of raised blood pressure, or contain it at a low level 

 Indicators: 

Blood pressure:
Raised blood pressure 
Blood pressure level   

 

Target 7: Halt the rise in diabetes and obesity

 Indicators:

Diabetes in adults 
Overweight and obesity in adolescents
Overweight and obesity in adults


Target 8: Drug therapy and counselling to prevent heart attacks and strokes in eligible persons

Indicator:

Drug therapy and counselling to prevent heart attacks and strokes in eligible persons

 

 

Target 9: Essential medicines and basic technologies for the treatment of serious NCDs

Indicator:

Availability of essential NCD medicines 

Indicators not directly linked to the nine targets

Indicators:

  • Saturated fat
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Total cholesterol
  • Palliative cancer care
  • Limit saturated fat
  • HPV vaccine
  • Reduce the impact of marketing aimed at children
  • Hepatitis B vaccine
  • Cervical cancer screening 

References

WHO’s nine targets and 25 indicators, pdf

Overview table

OVERVIEW: NINE TARGETS, 25 INDICATORS

Morbidity and mortality

Target

Indicator

 

1. Deaths before 70 years of age: 25 per cent decline

1. Premature mortality from NCDs

Additional indicator

2. Cancer incidence

Behavioural risk factors

Target

Indicators

2. Alcohol: At least a 10 per cent reduction in harmful use

3. Total alcohol consumption per capita

4. Heavy episodic drinking

5. Alcohol dependence

3. Physical inactivity: 10 per cent reduction

6. Physical inactivity in adolescents

7. Physical inactivity in adults

4. Salt in the diet: 30 per cent reduction

8. Salt intake

 

 

5. Tobacco use: 30 per cent reduction

9. Tobacco use in adolescents

10. Tobacco use in adults

Biological risk factors

Target

Indicators

 

6. Raised blood pressure: 25 per cent decline in the proportion of individuals with raised blood pressure

11. Raised blood pressure and blood pressure level 

 

7. Halt the rise in diabetes and obesity

12. Diabetes in adults

13. Overweight and obesity in adolescents

14. Overweight and obesity in adults

Additional indicators

15. Saturated fat

16. Low fruit and vegetable consumption

17. High cholesterol and cholesterol level

National health systems

Target

Indicators

 

8. At least 50 per cent of those who need it receive drug therapy to prevent heart attacks and strokes

18. Drug therapy and counselling to prevent heart attacks and strokes in eligible persons

 

 

9. At least 80 per cent of the population has access to medical treatment for NCDs

19. Availability of essential NCD medicines

Additional indicators

 

Indicators

 

20. Palliative cancer care

21. Limit saturated fat

22. HPV vaccine

23. Reduce the impact of marketing aimed at children

24. Hepatitis B vaccine

25. Cervical cancer screening