Burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD) in Ethiopia
Ethiopia has adopted SDG 3.4 to reduce NCD by 1/3rd by 2030. The objective of this evidence brief is to
show the current burden of major NCD in Ethiopia as an input for policy.
- NCD is the leading cause of death in Ethiopia with an estimated rate of 554 (95% UI: 502-605) per 100K population
- Every second an estimate of 1 Ethiopian is dying of NCD.
- Majority of these deaths were resulted from CVDs and Neoplasms