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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Regional DHS/MIS Malaria Analysis Workshop Now Accepting Applications through March 6, 2015
The DHS Program is pleased to announce an eight-day "Regional DHS/MIS Malaria Analysis" Workshop. The regional workshop will teach participants to analyze DHS/MIS data sets with a special focus on malaria data. The content of the workshop includes sampling/weighting of survey data, recoding variables, computation of malaria indicators, linear/logistic regression, and data use for decision making. Participants will work in teams of 2-3 people throughout the workshop to answer a pre-identified malaria-related research question through analysis of DHS/MIS data.

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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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