Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

TARGET 3.4 By 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being

TARGET 3.5 Strengthen the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including narcotic drug abuse and harmful use of alcohol

TARGET 3.8 Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all

GOAL 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

TARGET 8.1 Sustain per capita economic growth in accordance with national circumstances and, in particular, at least 7 per cent gross domestic product growth per annum in the least developed countries

GOAL 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere

TARGET 1.1 By 2030, eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than $1.25 a day

TARGET 1.3 Implement nationally appropriate social protection systems and measures for all, including floors, and by 2030 achieve substantial coverage of the poor and the vulnerable

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Non-Communicable diseases - the new major threat



  • 422 million people affected
  • 2 Types of diabities


  • 17 million deaths per year
  • No. 1 cause of death


  • 9 million deaths per year
  • 20% of cases due to smoking


  • 609 million affected
  • 1/3 suffer from asthma

Non-communicable diseases over time

How NCDs changed worldwide between 2000 and 2016

The reason for the slow progress

What can be done