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.

Oct 21, 2015
2014 Ghana DHS generates decisions for planning and monitoring


"The 2014 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS), which was released by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) in Accra recently, provides data and information essential for making informed policy decisions..."

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