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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.

Dec 14, 2010
Peru nears goal of reducing child chronic malnutrition to thirty percent

 ANDIDA (Peru)

..."According to the Demographic and Family Health Survey (Endes), child chronic malnutrition (DCI) in rural areas of the country contracted 30.9 percent as of the first half of 2010, with which Peru is about to accomplish its goal set at the beginning of the current administration," Hidalgo stated...

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