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.

May 25, 2016
Kigali introduces car-free day
Athan Tashobya
THE NEW TIMES (Kigali, Rwanda)

"...The 2015 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) by RBC indicates that NCDs are on the rise in the country. A case in point is obesity, which increased from 16 per cent in 2011 to 21 per cent in 2015..."

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