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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 6, 2012
Tanzania More skilled midwives needed to guarantee safe delivery

Abdulwakil Saiboko

...It is, however, important to note that the 2004's Tanzania Demographic Health Survey shows that out of every 100,000 live births some 578 women die in labour or in complications related to childbirth. The number has now gone down to 454 [TDHS 2010]....

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