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, 2013
Campaigns against HIV must be taken seriously

Hellen Nalumenya
THE CITIZEN (Tanzania)

"Uganda was one of the first sub-Saharan African countries to be affected by HIV/AIDS. According to the 2011 Uganda Aids Indicator Survey, overall, 7.3 per cent of Ugandans aged 15 – 49 are HIV positive with HIV prevalence being higher among women (8.3 per cent) than among men (6.1 per cent)..."

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