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

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)
 
Trends in Demographic and Health Indicators in Jordan: Data from the 1990-2012 Jordan Publication and Family Health Surveys (English)

 RECENT DATASETS

Introducing the DHS Application Programming Interface (API)
Don't let the technical acronym scare you! The DHS Application Programming Interface (API) is a great tool for program managers and researchers. An API provides software developers with direct access to a database. Developers can use the data in the database to populate websites and applications. These applications can include data visualizations, tabular data for dissemination of information to specific stakeholders, or analysis. Visit the API>>

IDHS launched
DHS data are now available through the Minnesota Population Center's (MPC) Integrated Demographic and Health Series.  Registered DHS dataset users can create customized, pre-merged datasets.  The current IDHS database includes over 1200 integrated variables related to women of childbearing age and incorporates data from 39 samples and 9 countries: Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe. Future releases will expand to more variables and countries.  Read more>>   

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Recent Blog

Reflections on the DHS Curriculum workshop in Malawi

By James Kaphuka In July, I facilitated my fourth DHS Curriculum workshop. It was also the second time I had trained graduate students ...

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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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