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 9, 2016
When we invest in girls, everybody wins

Afroja Yesmin

"...According to survey conducted by Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey (BDHS) 2014, among currently married women from 15-49 years of age, only 34 per cent are reported to be employed during the survey period or in past 12 months..."

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