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.

Dec 4, 2020
It’s time to step up war against gender violence

Evelyn Samba
THE STANDARD (Nairobi, Kenya)

"...According to the Kenya Demographic and Health Survey of 2014, 45 per cent of women and girls aged 15 to 49 reported to have experienced physical violence. Many cases are usually not reported to authorities and few women get justice or receive medical care..."

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