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.
Safeguarding health and rights of women and girls
Roselyne Sachiti Features
THE HERALD (Zimbabwe)
"...The 2015, Zimbabwe Demographic Health Survey (ZDHS) confirmed that violence against women is rife and affects all women, regardless of geographic location, wealth or education. At least 35 percent of women and girls, 15 to 49 years, have experienced some form of GBV at least once in their lifetime..."