Noncommunicable diseases and mental health

How to set targets and measure results

  • Monitor NCDs and their risk factors.
  • Strengthen national information systems by implementing a surveillance framework that monitors key risk factors, morbidity and mortality and health-system capacity for NCDs.
  • Set standardized national targets and indicators, consistent with internationally agreed monitoring mechanisms.

Policy implementation steps

  • Monitor outcomes (morbidity and mortality)
  • Monitor exposures (risk factors)
  • Monitor health system capacity and response (interventions)

Key tools

Publications, guidelines
Discussion papers