Three in four births in Ghana are delivered with the assistance of a skilled provider.
2014 Ghana DHS »
About 1 in every 19 Kenyan children does not survive to their fifth birthday.
2014 Kenya DHS »
1% of the Egyptian population age 1-59 had an active hepatitis B infection, while 4% had an active hepatitis C infection.
2015 Egypt Health Issues Survey »
In Uganda, 19% of children under 5 tested positive for malaria by microscopy.
2014-15 Uganda MIS »
In Chad, births in a health facility have doubled, from 11% in 1996-97 to 22% in 2014-15.
2014-15 Chad DHS Key Indicators Report »
The 2013-14 Malawi Service Provision Assessment (MSPA) is the first census of health facilities in Malawi.
2013-14 Malawi SPA »
49% of married women in Guatemala use a modern method of family planning.
2014-15 Guatemala DHS Key Indicators Report »

The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program has collected, analyzed, and disseminated accurate and representative data on population, health, HIV, and nutrition through more than 300 surveys in over 90 countries.


Kenya: DHS, 2014 - Final Report (English)
Trends in Maternal Health Indicators in Sierra Leone, 2008-2013 (English)
Egypt: 2015 - Final Report (English)



Two eLearning courses available at the Global Health eLearning Center
DHS staff have contributed to two courses for the Global Health eLearning Center. The first course, Data Visualization - An Introduction, tackles a lot of strategic and practical information in a four step process: identifying your audience and their context, finding the story in your data, building your visualization, and dissemination and use. A second course, Social Media for Health and Development, strengthens the capacity of global health and development professionals interested in understanding basic principles of social media, using social media to disseminate global health and development information, and measuring social media activities.

The global maternal newborn health community gathered in Oct 2015 to reflect on the newly adopted SDG #GlobalGoals, share lessons about successes & challenges in maternal newborn health & agree

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Celebrating 12 Years of Service with The DHS Program

Laurie Liskin with the 2014 Kenya DHS team. From left to right: M.G. Obudho, Michael Musyoka, Sara Head, Laurie Liskin, John K. Bore, A...

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Recent Video

The DHS Program launched a new in September 2015. This video shares the top 10 new features....

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