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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.

May 20, 2016
Edo Chief Judge Seeks Action Against Genital Mutilation

Patrick Ahanor
BLUEPRINT NEWSPAPERS (Benin City, Nigeria)

"...Imongan noted that the 2013 National Demographic and Health Survey showed that 25 per cent of Nigerian women are circumcised..."

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