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.


Child Survival by HIV Status of the Mother: Evidence from DHS and AIS Surveys (English)
Dominican Republic: DHS, 2013 - Final Report (Spanish)
Validity of Data on Self-reported HIV Status in Malawi and Uganda and Implications for Measurement of ARV Coverage (English)



2015 DHS Fellows Program Accepting Applications until December 1, 2014
The DHS Program is now accepting applications for the 2015 round of the DHS Fellows Program. Applications must be from teams comprised of three faculty members from the same university who teach in departments of demography, public health, economics, sociology, geography, or other social sciences. Applications are only being accepted from faculty members at universities in Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Read more>>

New DHS Model Questionnaires
DHS Model Questionnaires have been revised and are now available for download. The DHS Program would like to thank all stakeholders who provided suggestions for the content. DHS modules are currently under review. Download the DHS Model Questionnaires>>


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Recent Blog

A Perspective on the DHS Fellows Program from a 2013 Fellow

By Simon Peter Kibira In 2013, I was a member of a three-person team from Makerere University selected to participate in the DHS Fellow...

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Recent Video

This video is Part I in the series on Sampling and Weighting in the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). This video provides an introd...

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