“The mission of The DHS Program is to develop the capacity of implementing agencies in participating countries to conduct high-quality demographic and health surveys by leveraging The DHS Program’s best practices of skills transfer, consensus-building, and adaptation, with a commitment to equitable partnerships and inclusion.”  


  • Appreciating the diversity of perspectives and technical expertise of our collaborators.
  • Ensuring transparency through clear and timely communication of intentions and decisions.
  • Fostering accountability through co-creation of systems for soliciting and meaningfully responding to country counterpart feedback.
  • Cultivating mutual respect through power-sharing and joint decision-making.
  • Centering inclusion by prioritizing alignment of country priorities and program objectives.
  • Promoting and supporting commitment to the collection and use of high-quality data.


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