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, 2010
Tipping points in Mali
Apr 08, 2010
Mozambique: Many citizens still ignorant about HIV and AIDS
MOZAMBIQUE NEWS AGENCY (AIM)
...A new national survey on HIV and AIDS "destroys the myth that everybody already knows about AID," Mozambican Health Minister Ivo Garrido declared on Thursday.
Although there has been an increase in knowledge over the past few years, the survey, he noted, shows "that the majority of Mozambicans still do not possess the indispensable minimum of knowledge"...
Mar 08, 2010
Uganda: Women and the cross of childbirth
Muniini K. Mulera
Feb 27, 2010
Obstetricians and gynecologists of Ghana hold AGM
Christabel Akoto-Manu & Agnes Opoku Sarpong
THE GHANAIAN TIMES (Ghana)
..She stated that the result of the 2008 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey appeared to give a ray of hope, in that whereas under-5 mortality has markedly reduced to 80 per 1000 live births from 111 per 1000 live births for the previous survey of 2003, the same level of accelerated reduction cannot be said for maternal mortality...
Jan 12, 2010
Global: The West and the Rest are converging