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 18, 2013
Rising HIV and sugar daddies in Uganda

John Campbell

"Uganda's HIV rates are on the rise again. According to the 2011 Uganda Aids Indicator Survey, 7.3 percent of the population is HIV positive, compared with 6.4 percent in 2005. International donors, NGOs, and the Ugandan government are scrambling to account for, and retard, this latest trend..."

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