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DHS in the News

Journalists worldwide write about The DHS Program results. The dissemination of DHS, SPA and HIV data is often widely covered by media in survey countries, but journalists also use The DHS Program 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 The DHS Program.

Jul 31, 2009
Breastfeeding is a grey area for Ugandan mothers

Lydia Namubiru
NEW VISION (Uganda)

Breastfeeding is nearly universal in Uganda. As established by the 2006 Uganda Demographic and Health Survey, 98% of the babies born benefit from breastfeeding at some time...

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