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.

May 16, 2017
City researchers online petition on Csection delivery makes an impact

Dishna Shetty
DAILY NEWS INDIA (Mumbai, India)

The latest National Family and Health Survey-4 shows that around 44.8 per cent of the deliveries in the urban areas that take place in the private sector are done via C-section.