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.
Rwanda is saving babies and mothers by SMS
JEAN DE LA CROIX TABARO
KIGALI TODAY EXPRESS (KIGALI, RWANDA)
"...The Rwanda Demographic Health Survey published in August 2015, indicates that 91% of Rwandan women are assisted by a skilled provider. The same rate of women delivers from a health facility. The same survey indicates that 99% of the Rwandan women receive antenatal care at least once during pregnancy..."