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, 2018
Fewer malaria nets lower costs more protection

Stephanie Desmon

"..According to recently released results from the 2017 Tanzania Malaria Indicator Survey, more than 70 percent of people in those regions had an insecticide-treated net to sleep under in 2017.."