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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.

Aug 19, 2010
Ethiopia: Empowering women to fight FGM, FGC

 IRIN

...The eastern Somali region has the highest prevalence at 97.3 percent against 73.3 nationally, according to Ethiopia's 2005 Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS)...

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