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.
Efforts must continue to promote creation of violence free community for women
Ellayn De Vera-Ruiz
MANILA BULLETIN (Quezon City, Philippines)
"The statistics remain alarming–one out of five women aged 15 to 49 has experienced physical violence based on the National Demographic and Health Survey conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority..."