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 3, 2012
An acid attack that turned into murder


"...According to the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2011, about 56% of women, especially from the age of 15 have suffered physical violence. In some instances, the victims have even died..."

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