Noncommunicable diseases and mental health

Indicator 18: Drug therapy to prevent heart attacks and strokes

Global Monitoring Framework on NCDs

Indicator 18 - Proportion of eligible persons (defined as aged 40 years and older with a 10-year cardiovascular risk ≥30%, including those with existing cardiovascular disease) receiving drug therapy and counselling (including glycaemic control) to prevent heart attacks and strokes

The global monitoring framework for NCDs will track the implementation of the NCD action plan through monitoring and reporting on the attainment of the global targets in 2015-2020. The 25 indicators and the 9 voluntary global targets of the framework provide overall direction and the action plan provides a road map for reaching the targets.