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.

Aug 28, 2021
A tall order

Marty Logan
NEPALI TIMES (Kathmandu, Nepal)

This article includes a graphic illustrating four DHS nutrition indicators in Nepal between 1996 and 2016. The indicators are titled "Trends in nutritional status of children below 5 years (in %)" and include stunting, wasting, underweight, and anemia.

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