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.
THE NEW VISION (Kampala, Uganda)
"...Nakate was among the 24% of Ugandan girls aged between 15 and 19 believed to be already mothers or pregnant with their first child, according to the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2011..."