Table 1

Corresponding health information systems for SDG 3, ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

TargetSDG indicatorContributing health information system
3.1: By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to <70 per 100 000 live births3.1.1: Maternal mortality ratioCivil registration and vital statistics
3.1.2: Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnelPatient monitoring
3.2: By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age, with all countries aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 12 per 1000 live births and under-5 mortality to at least as low as 25 per 1000 live births3.2.1: Under-5 mortality rateCivil registration and vital statistics
3.2.2: Neonatal mortality rateCivil registration and vital statistics
3.3: By 2030, end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases and combat hepatitis, waterborne diseases and other communicable diseases3.3.1: Number of new HIV infections per 1000 uninfected population, by sex, age and key populationsCase reporting
3.3.2: Tuberculosis incidence per 100 000 populationCase reporting
3.3.3: Malaria incidence per 1000 populationCase reporting
3.3.4: Hepatitis B incidence per 100 000 populationCase reporting
3.3.5: Number of people requiring interventions against neglected tropical diseasesCase reporting
3.4: By 2030, reduce by one-third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being3.4.1: Mortality rate attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory diseaseCivil registration and vital statistics
3.4.2: Suicide mortality rateCivil registration and vital statistics
3.5: Strengthen the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including narcotic drug abuse and harmful use of alcohol3.5.1: Coverage of treatment interventions (pharmacological, psychosocial and rehabilitation and aftercare services) for substance use disordersPatient monitoring
3.5.2: Harmful use of alcohol, defined according to the national context as alcohol per capita consumption (aged 15 years and older) within a calendar year in litres of pure alcoholCivil registration and vital statistics (denominator)
3.6: By 2020, halve the number of global deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents3.6.1: Death rate due to road traffic injuriesCivil registration and vital statistics
3.7: By 2030, ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive healthcare services, including for family planning, information and education and the integration of reproductive health into national strategies and programmes3.7.1: Proportion of women of reproductive age (aged 15–49 years) who have their need for family planning satisfied with modern methodsPatient monitoring (numerator), Civil registration and vital statistics (denominator)
3.7.2: Adolescent birth rate (aged 10–14 years; aged 15–19 years) per 1000 women in that age groupCivil registration and vital statistics
3.8: Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential healthcare services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all3.8.1: Coverage of essential health services (defined as the average coverage of essential services based on tracer interventions that include reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases and service capacity and access, among the general and the most disadvantaged population)Patient monitoring
3.8.2: Proportion of population with large household expenditures on health as a share of total household expenditure or incomeCivil registration and vital statistics (denominator)
3.9: By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination3.9.1: Mortality rate attributed to household and ambient air pollutionCivil registration and vital statistics
3.9.2: Mortality rate attributed to unsafe water, unsafe sanitation and lack of hygiene (exposure to unsafe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for All services)Civil registration and vital statistics
3.9.3: Mortality rate attributed to unintentional poisoningCivil registration and vital statistics
3.a: Strengthen the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in all countries, as appropriate3.a.1: Age-standardised prevalence of current tobacco use among persons aged 15 years and olderCivil registration and vital statistics (denominator)
3.b: Support the research and development of vaccines and medicines for the communicable and non-communicable diseases that primarily affect low-income and middle-income countries, provide access to affordable essential medicines and vaccines, in accordance with the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health, which affirms the right of low-income and  middle-income countries to use to the full the provisions in the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights regarding flexibilities to protect public health, and, in particular, provide access to medicines for all3.b.1: Proportion of the target population covered by all vaccines included in their national programmePatient monitoring
3.b.2: Total net official development assistance to medical research and basic health sectorsN/A
3.b.3: Proportion of health facilities that have a core set of relevant essential medicines available and affordable on a sustainable basisN/A
3 .c: Substantially increase health financing and the recruitment, development, training and retention of the health workforce in low-income and middle-income countries, especially in low-income countries and small island developing states3 .c.1: Health worker density and distributionN/A
3.d: Strengthen the capacity of all countries, in particular low-income and middle-income countries, for early warning, risk reduction and management of national and global health risks3.d.1: International Health Regulations capacity and health emergency preparednessN/A
  • N/A, not available; SDG,  Sustainable Development Goal.