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 27, 2021
OPINION: Tanzania President Samia Suluhu should allow all pregnant girls back to school

Alvin Mwangi Irungu
CITIZEN DIGITAL (Nairobi, Kenya)

"...The 2015-2016 Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey (TDHS) found that 1 in 4 women aged 15 to 19 are mothers. 40% of women of ages 15 to 49 have experienced physical violence, and almost 20 per cent have experienced sexual violence..."

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