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.

Sep 27, 2017
First ever nutrition policy soon to be released in India for severe acute malnourished

Staff Reporter
OUTLOOK INDIA (New Delhi, India)

"As per the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 4, 7.5 per cent of total children were found to be severely wasted, up from 6.4 during NFHS 3.."

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