Journalists worldwide write about MEASURE DHS results. The dissemination of DHS, SPA and HIV data is often widely covered by media in survey countries, but journalists also use MEASURE DHS data throughout the year as background information for their stories, or to compare health and development indicators across countries. These data are also used by journalists in the United States and other developed countries, as it is considered the gold standard of population, health and nutrition data. Below are some examples of recent news coverage. Please note: The links below are to websites outside MEASURE DHS.
THE FINANCIAL EXPRESS
...Bangladesh population grew to over 160 million from 50 million in 1960 while the sixth Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey (BDHS) reported that 38 per cent of total population was not using any contraceptive...
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