86% of women in The Gambia received antenatal care from a skilled provider such as a doctor, nurse, or midwife.
2013 The Gambia DHS »
In Yemen, 44% percent of children age 12-23 months have received the first dose of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and 38% have received all three doses.
2013 Yemen National DHS »
91% of children age 18-29 months in Egypt are fully vaccinated.
2014 Egypt DHS »
One-third of Malawian children age 6-59 months tested positive for malaria by microscopy.
2014 Malawi MIS »
In Bangladesh, 62% of married women age 15-49 use any method of family planning.
2014 Bangladesh 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 »
Women in Rwanda have an average of 4.2 children.
2014-15 Rwanda 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.

 RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Yemen: DHS, 2013 - Final Report (English)
 
São Tomé and Príncipe: 2014 - Resultados dos Biomarcadores do Inquérito de Indicadores Múltiplos (MICS) São Tomé E Príncipe 2014 (Portuguese)
 
Peru: DHS Continuous, 2014 - Final Report (Spanish)

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REVISED DHS MODEL QUESTIONNAIRES 

July 28 Webinar: Considerations when Linking DHS Household Data to Data on Health Facilities and Infrastructure
Join us on July 28, 2015 from 10-11 am EST (UTC/GMT-4) for a webinar on Considerations when Linking DHS Household Data to Data on Health Facilities and Infrastructure. Panelists include: Clara R. Burgert, MPH GIS Coordinator; Wenjuan Wang, PhD Senior Technical Specialist; and Debra Prosnitz, MPH Technical Specialist. This webinar is designed for researchers & program staff who are familiar with DHS data, analysis & research methods. Learn more>>

Establishment of a Collaborative Group among the DHS, MICS, and LSMS
In recognition of the increasing demand for high-quality household-level survey data as part of the broader global data agenda, managers of the DHS, MICS, and LSMS programs met to discuss avenues of collaboration in the post-2015 era, agree on a structured process to facilitate ongoing collaboration, and exploit potential synergies across programs. The three programs agreed to establish a Collaborative Group aimed at enhancing the relevance of household surveys for monitoring broad measures of progress and for policy.
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Linking DHS Data with Health Facility Data: Opportunities and Challenges

For 30 years, The DHS Program has asked women hundreds of questions about their utilization of various health care services, including ...

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Panelists include: -Tom Pullum, PhD, Senior Advisor for Research and Analysis - Ruilin Ren, PhD, Senior Sampling Technician - Mahmoud E...

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