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.

Mar 24, 2017
Malawi Government urged to do more on maternal death and safe motherhood

Tenson Zobo

"Kachale noted that the recent demographic health survey for 2015 on maternal health findings, show that there is improvements on indicators for maternal and newborns health. For instance, she said newborn deaths in 2010 were at 31% as opposed to now 21% though Malawi failed to meet Millennium Development Goals..."