The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program has collected, analyzed, and disseminated accurate and representative data on population, health, HIV, and nutrition through more than 400 surveys in over 90 countries.
RECENT DHS NEWSLETTER
New COVID19 Tags in STATcompiler
STATcompiler has been updated to include new indicators to help contextualize the COVID-19 crisis in DHS countries, and two “COVID-19” tags have been added to help users identify these indicators. Explore data on handwashing, sanitation, household size, sleeping arrangements, access to media, spousal violence, and more. Other relevant DHS indicators on household age structure, access to internet and cell phones, and tobacco use will be added in the coming weeks.
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Where Washing Hands and Isolating Aren't Options: Story Map of COVID-19 Prevention Indicators
DHS data on households with basic handwashing facilities and number of people per sleeping room reveal how subnational inequalities may hinder COVID-19 mitigation in lower- and middle-income countries.
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Collecting Quality Anthropometric Data in The DHS Program
The DHS Program has been a leading source of anthropometric (height and weight) data for more than 30 years. Measurements are collected...
The Uganda Ministry of Health’s National Malaria Control Division (NMCD) and the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) hosted a virtual di...