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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 8, 2010
Uganda: Women and the cross of childbirth

Muniini K. Mulera

...The African woman bears a cross with deadly thorns that sprout each time she conceives. To put the tragedy of motherhood in Uganda and in Sub-Saharan Africa into context, let us look at some recent global and national figures from the World Health Organisation and the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey...

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