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.

Oct 27, 2020
Wasting, stunting of children in Lagos worrisome, says CS-SUNN

Chioma Obinna
VANGUARD (Nigeria)

"...With the outbreak of COVID-19 worsening nutrition situation across the world, Coalitions of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria have raised the alarm over malnutrition challenges in the country, particularly, in Lagos state where 6.6 percent of under-five children are wasted and 17.3 percent are stunted, according to the 2018 National Demographic Health Survey, NDHS..."

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