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.


An Assessment of DHS Maternal Mortality Data and Estimates (English)
Evidence of Omission and Displacement in DHS Birth Histories (English)
Malawi: HIV/MCH SPA, 2013-14 - Final Report (English)



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.
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Celebrating 30 Years of DHS
2014 marks the 30th anniversary for the USAID-funded DHS Program. We have created a blog series which highlights many different stories of DHS over the years. Over the course of this next month, you will hear from DHS leaders on topics ranging from gender and women's issues in the DHS to nutrition in India, data processing and collection methods to experiences from the first DHS in Liberia.

New publication available: An Assessment of DHS Maternal Mortality Data and Esti...

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Recent Blog

Spotlight on New Staff: Shireen Assaf

This part of a series of posts introducing readers to new staff at The DHS Program. Welcome,! Name:  Position title:  Senior Research A...

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Recent Video

Guillermo Rojas is Chief of Data Processing at The DHS Program. He has more than 35 years of experience in computer science and survey ...

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