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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.

Jun 17, 2010
Kenya: Most women deliver at home

Jeff Otieno

More than half of Kenyan women still give birth at home without the help of qualified attendants. According to the Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2008/2009, 56 percent of women give birth at home...

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