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SDG 3 - Policy note

Goal 3 "Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages" of the SDGs includes two targets directly related to noncommunicable diseases.

Sustainable Development Goal 3: "Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages" of the SDGs includes two targets directly related to noncommunicable diseases.

  • Target 3.4 requests that countries: “By 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from noncommunicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being”;
  • Target 3.5 requests that countries: “Strengthen the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including narcotic drug abuse and harmful use of alcohol.”

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