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Oct 23, 2014
2015 DHS Fellows Program accepting applications until December 1 2014
ICF International is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2015 round of The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Fellows Program. The DHS Fellows Program, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is designed to increase the capacity of countries to conduct further analysis of DHS data. Applications must be from teams comprised of three faculty members from the same university who teach in departments of demography, public health, economics, sociology, geography, or other social sciences. Applications are only being accepted from faculty members at universities in Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. All team members must be based full-time at the home university. Read more
Sep 23, 2014
Liberia Demographic and Health Survey shows a decline in childhood deaths and improvements in maternal health care

Monrovia, Liberia: The formal release of the 2013 Liberia Demographic and Health Survey (LDHS) has been delayed due to the spread of the Ebola Virus throughout the Republic of Liberia. Since the 2007 LDHS, Liberia has made progress in a number of key health indicators. The 2013 LDHS, the fourth DHS survey in Liberia, provides the Government of Liberia, international partners, and other data users, including civil societies, academics, and public and private institutions, with reliable and up-to-date statistics on the health and welfare of Liberians.

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Jun 16, 2014
Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey shows a decline in childhood deaths and an improvement in malaria prevention

Abuja, Nigeria: The 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) was released today in Abuja. The 2013 NDHS, the fifth DHS survey in Nigeria, provides the Government of Nigeria and international partners with reliable and up-to-date statistics on the health and welfare of the Nigerian population.

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Mar 07, 2014
The Demographic and Health Surveys Program releases new report on womens lives worldwide WASHINGTON DC (March 7, 2014) — How much progress have women made over the last decade? USAID and The Demographic and Health Surveys Program assess gains in women's status and gender equality worldwide with the release of a new report, Women's Lives and Challenges: Equality and Empowerment since 2000.  Read more
Jan 30, 2014
Second Kyrgyz Republic Demographic and Health Survey Shows Major Improvements in Child Survival
The Chairman of the National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic and Minister of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic released the results for the 2012 Kyrgyz Republic Demographic and Health Survey (KgDHS). Demographic and Health Surveys are known as the gold standard in measuring national health, population, and nutrition status.
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