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.

Oct 19, 2020
Bridging critical gaps in sexual and reproductive health services during Covid-19

Dr. Ben Bellows and Dr. Shobha Gudi

"...This is reflected in the National Family Health Survey- 4 (2017) data, which shows that only 48% of married women in India aged 15-49 years were using modern contraceptives..."

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