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.

Jul 10, 2012
Federal government spends N480M on family planning

Vincent Ehiabhi

...the 2008 Nigeria Demographic Health Survey revealed that 23 per cent of women in Nigeria, aged between 15 to 19 years, were already mothers or were pregnant with their first child...

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