Who We Are
DHS In the News Archives
2014 (21)
2012 (121)
2013 (50)
2010 (21)
2011 (29)
1989 (1)
2009 (4)
2006 (1)
2007 (4)
2008 (1)

DHS in the News

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.

Aug 7, 2012
Breastfeeding a must to save neonates

Himalayan News Service
THE HIMALAYAN TIMES (Nepal)

...According to the Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2011, 70 per cent of Nepali children under six months are being exclusively breastfed and 98 per cent of children are ever breastfed. The median duration of any breastfeeding among children 0-35 months is 33.6 months while the median duration of exclusive breastfeeding is 4.2 months.

Read full article>>