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.
200 000 adolescents benefit from reproductive health services
GHANA NEWS AGENCY (Kumasi, Ghana)
"Ghana's Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS) shows that 10.7 percent of young women and 8.7 percent of their male counter parts between ages of 15 and 24, have had sex before the age 15..."