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 6, 2020
Kebbi challenges typify why Nigeria has failed to meet malaria eradication target

Chiamaka Okafor

"...The prevalence of malaria (according to microscopy) among children aged 6-59 months was 23 per cent that same year; down from 42 per cent in 2010, with an average decline of 2.3 per cent per annum, according to the 2018 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS)..."

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