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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 25, 2015
DHS shows progress in Bangladesh nutrition sector

Nural Islam Hasib
bdnews24.com (Dhaka, Bangladesh)

"New data shows Bangladesh has made a great progress in the nutrition sector, once regarded as the least improved area, reaching 2016 targets ahead of time. The results of the Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey (BDHS) 2014 released on Saturday, however, found the fertility rate remained stagnant in the last three years, pointing at the moribund state of the family planning sector..."

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