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.

Jul 13, 2020
Liberia Maternal Health Services Under Stress Amidst COVID-19


"...But the Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2019-20 released in May this year, speaks of some improvements in the country’s health data as about 80 percent of births occurred at health facilities; and 87 percent of women had four or more prenatal care visits..."

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