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.

Apr 8, 2015
Health sector rooted in flaws


"Health services in Bangladesh may have improved from the past, but the main problem is to maintain this improvement. About 78% of the doctors in the country do not have the basic medical equipment, according to a government survey. This problem must be solved..."

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