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.

Dec 31, 2021
Africa: Say What? Four claims that made us raise our eyebrows in 2021

Naledi Mashishi
AFRICA CHECK (South Africa)

"...This article is a yearly recap and links to the one listed above (by Madny Lombo and Cayley Clifford dated 2/25/2021): The first was Tanzania’s 2015/2016 Demographic and Health Survey which found 10% of girl between the ages of 15 to 19 who fell pregnant had some level of secondary education or higher..."

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