Press Releases

Apr 09, 2020
Mise à jour COVID-19 : Activités de terrain de The DHS Program suspendues

En réponse à la pandémie du COVID-19, The DHS Program, l’USAID, et les gouvernements et les pays partenaires ont suspendu les activités dans le domaine de la formation du personnel, des prétests et de la collecte des données. Ces actions sont prises pour protéger la santé du personnel de terrain et des enquêtés, et pour permettre aux Ministères de la santé et autres agences nationales de donner la priorité aux activités qui peuvent, à ce stade, atténuer les effets de la pandémie.

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Apr 09, 2020
COVID-19 Response: DHS Program Fieldwork Activities on Hold

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The DHS Program, USAID, and our partnering host-country governments have paused in-person trainings, pre-tests, and data collection activities. These actions are taken to protect the health of our fieldworkers and survey respondents, as well as to allow Ministries of Health and other national agencies to prioritize pandemic mitigation activities at this time.

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Oct 16, 2018
ICF Wins $200 Million Contract to Conduct Demographic and Health Surveys

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI), a global consulting and digital services provider, was awarded a re-compete contract by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to continue to implement its Demographic and Health Surveys Program (DHS). The contract, which was awarded by the Bureau for Global Health, has a contract value of over $200 million and a term of five years.

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Apr 19, 2017
Regional Health Data Mapping Workshop

The USAID-funded The Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) Program is searching for potential participants for a Regional Health Data Mapping Workshop. The workshop will be held from July 17-21, 2017, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

The workshop will focus on the application of Geographic Information System (GIS) in public health, specifically using maps for better program and policy decision making. This will be a basic workshop that introduces participants to data concepts including management and cleaning of data in Microsoft Excel, using maps as part of the decision making process, introduction to GIS concepts (including GPS data collection), and hands-on introduction to QGIS, an open source GIS software package. No previous experience with GIS software is required.

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Dec 05, 2016
2017 Anglophone Regional DHS MIS Malaria Analysis Workshop

The Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) Program is seeking applications for an eight day malaria data analysis workshop to be held in or around Accra, Ghana from March 6-14, 2017.

The regional workshop will teach participants to analyze Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) and Malaria Indicator Survey (MIS) data sets with a special focus on malaria data. The statistical software Stata 14 will be provided for use during the workshop. The content of the workshop includes sampling/weighting of survey data, recoding variables, computation of malaria indicators, linear/logistic regression, and data use for decision making. Participants will work in teams of 2-3 people throughout the workshop to answer a pre-identified malaria-related research question through analysis of DHS/MIS data. The final product will be a draft of an abstract for submission to a scientific journal or conference.

Please send applications and inquiries to Ms. Arlene Iriho ( no later than January 9, 2017.

Download the application here>>

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