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.

May 30, 2017
Salvation Army calls on government for help to stop violence against women

SANDTON CHRONICLE (Johannesburg, South Africa)

"Holmes noted that Statistics SA reports from its recent 2016 Demographic and Health Survey, released earlier this week, that 26 per cent of women experiencing physical abuse fall into the lowest wealth bracket..."