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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.

Jul 11, 2012
Nepal marks world population day

Xinhua-ANI (Nepal)

...In family planning, the rate of using modern contraceptives, according to the Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) 2011, is only 43.2 percent, one percent decrease from 2006...

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