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.

May 19, 2016
Goats for keeping girls in school

Ephraim Nyondo
MALAWI NATION (Blantyre, Malawi)

"...Fewer than one in five girls make it to secondary school, according to the 2010 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS). Nearly half are married by the time they are 18. One in seven girls across the country marries before she is 15..."

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