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 26, 2016
Mandago hails efforts in fighting malaria

Dickens Luvanda
HIVISASA (Uasin Gishu, Kenya)

"...Malaria Indicator Survey Report by the Ministry which shows that cases of malaria transmissions reduced from 11 per cent in 2010 to 8 per cent in 2015, is a clear indication that the government is committed to making Kenya a Malaria-free nation..."

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