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.
Youth advocates pave the way for girls’ and women’s health and rights
Katja Iversen and Hanifatur Rosyidah
THE JAKARTA POST (Jakarta, Indonesia)
"...While Indonesia has made significant progress to decrease teenage pregnancy, there is still much to be done. According to Indonesia's 2012 Demographic and Health Survey, 10 percent of adolescent girls aged between 15 and 19 years old are already mothers or pregnant with their first child..."