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.

Dec 12, 2017
More Units for Newborns in Odisha State in India

Sandeep Mishra
THE TELEGRAPH (Odisha, India)

"The state faired in controlling the infant mortality rate, according to the national family health survey report of 2015-16. It says the state's infant mortality rate now stands at 40 per thousand live births compared to 65 per thousand live birth in 2005-06..."

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