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 7, 2017
India govt plans nutrition audits to track malnutrition in children

Neetu Chandra Sharma
LIVE MINT (New Delhi, India)

"Nearly every third child in India is undernourished—underweight (35.7%) or stunted (38.4%) and 21% of children under five years are wasted as per National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) 2015-16. Moreover, the NFHS-4 data indicates that every second child is anemic (58.4%)..."

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