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.
DECCAN CRHONICLE (New Delhi, India)
"'The Health Ministry through the International Institute for Population Sciences in Mumbai, has conducted National Family Health Survey 4 (NFHS-4) 2015-16.' As per the survey, in the age group of 15-49 years, 8 per cent of men and 5.8 per cent of women in India have high random blood sugar levels and 13.6 per cent men and 8.8 per cent women are hypertensive," Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha..."