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.

Aug 5, 2014
Investing in the youth

Boy Abunda
THE PHILIPPINE STAR (Mandaluyong, Philippines)

"...In the Philippines, 22.8 percent of 18-year-old women have begun childbearing (according to the Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Survey 2013) while teenage fertility rates went up from 54 per 1,000 as reported in 2011 to 57 per 1,000 in 2013 (based on the Family Health Survey 2011 and National Demographic and Health Survey 2013)..."

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