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.

Sep 23, 2019
47% Of Indias Poorest Children Not Fully Immunised

Pankti Antani
INDIA SPEND (Mumba, India)

"Children aged 12-23 months who had received one dose each of Bacille Calmette Guerin (BCG) vaccine for tuberculosis and measles vaccine, and three doses each of Diphtheria-Pertussis-Tetanus (DPT) vaccine and polio vaccine, were counted as fully immunised. Nationwide, 38% of children were not fully immunised"

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