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.
"...In the case of Madhya Pradesh, undernourished children less than five years dropped from nearly two in three children in 2005-06 to a little over two in five children in 2015-16. In the same period, the decline was from 55.9% to 43.9%..."