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.

Apr 6, 2016
Kenya winning war against malaria - survey

Joseph Muraya
CAPITAL NEWS (Nairobi, Kenya)

"A new survey by Kenya Malaria Indicator Survey (KMIS) shows that the country has made major strides in the war against malaria.The prevalence of malaria according to the Survey has dropped from 11 percent in 2010 to eight percent in 2015, gains attributed to high number of Kenyans owning a mosquito net..."

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