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.

Apr 26, 2016
Alarm in ministry as cases of malaria double at the Coast

Farouk Mwabege and Samuel Kazunga
DAILY NATION (Nairobi, Kenya)

"...According to the 2015 Kenya National Malaria Strategy, the prevalence of malaria in the country has dropped from 11 to eight per cent but has double from four to eight per cent in the Coast region..."

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