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.

Mar 22, 2017
In JK private hospitals 3 out of 4 births happen through caesarean operation

Zehru Nissa
GREATER KASHMIR (Srinagar, India)

"Three out of every four deliveries in private hospitals across Jammu and Kashmir are carried out by performing a cesarean operation , as per the National Family Health Survey 4 (NFHS 4), raising concerns about “unusually high” incidence of CS births in the private hospitals..."