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.

Feb 7, 2022
Youth Anti-FGM Network Kenya Launched In Kisii

Aunda Lavina

"...2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS) report, the prevalence of FGM in Kisii County was at 84 per cent against the national prevalence of 21 per cent and there was a need to act fast in eradicating it..."