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.

Nov 11, 2020
Glimmer of hope?

Huma Khawar
DAWN (Pakistan)

"...Today, Pakistani children have access to two pneumonia-fighting vaccines included in the essential immunisation list; like the other vaccines, they are administered free of cost. Despite this incentive, only 55 per cent of children complete their essential vaccination course in [Khyber Pakhtunkhwa], according to the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey, 2017-2018..."

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