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.

Dec 13, 2020
Domestic violence, rape and suicide on the rise nationwide?

Bingo P. Dejaresco
THE NEGROS CHRONICLE (Dumaguete, Philippines)

"...But as early as 2017, women aged 17-49 (one out of four) were already physically, emotionally or sexually abused by their partners, according to the Philippine National Demographic and Health Survey..."

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