Noncommunicable diseases and mental health

Objective 6 of the Global NCD action plan

Objective 6 - To monitor the trends and determinants of NCDs and evaluate progress in their prevention and control

Monitoring global and national progress in the prevention and control of NCDs will provide internationally comparable assessments of the trends in NCDs over time, help to benchmark the situation in individual countries against others in the same region, provide the foundation for advocacy, policy development and coordinated action and help to reinforce political commitment.