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 3, 2017
States child undernutrition rate alarming

Aditi Tandon
THE TRIBUNE INDIA (New Delhi, India)

"The National Family Health Survey-4 (2015-16) says that the number of wasted children, with low weight in accordance with to their height, increased from 19.8 per cent in 2005-06 to 21 per cent in 2015-16..."