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.
Kiran Parashar KM & Tushar Kaushik
THE NEW INDIA EXPRESS (Bengaluru, India)
"The statistics are provided along with details on prevalence of malnutrition-related disorders among Karnataka’s children in the the National Family Health Survey-4 (2015-16), which also states that while 36.2 per cent of children in this age-group suffer stunted growth, 35.2 per cent are underweight..."