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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 9, 2012
Culture of silence hinders reporting of violence

Elly Burhaini Faizal
THE JAKARTA POST (Jakarta, Indonesia)

...The Philippines' 9th National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) in 2008, which for the first time included a women's safety module (WSM), did not use words such as 'abuse' or 'violence', Viernes said...

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