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 300 surveys in over 90 countries.
Introducing the DHS Application Programming Interface (API)
Don't let the technical acronym scare you! The DHS Application Programming Interface (API) is a great tool for program managers and researchers. An API provides software developers with direct access to a database. Developers can use the data in the database to populate websites and applications. These applications can include data visualizations, tabular data for dissemination of information to specific stakeholders, or analysis. Visit the API>>
DHS data are now available through the Minnesota Population Center's (MPC) Integrated Demographic and Health Series. Registered DHS dataset users can create customized, pre-merged datasets. The current IDHS database includes over 1200 integrated variables related to women of childbearing age and incorporates data from 39 samples and 9 countries: Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe. Future releases will expand to more variables and countries. Read more>>
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Reflections on the DHS Curriculum workshop in Malawi
By James Kaphuka In July, I facilitated my fourth DHS Curriculum workshop. It was also the second time I had trained graduate students ...
This video is Part I in the series on Sampling and Weighting in the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). This video provides an introd...