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 15, 2015
2014 Ghana DHS report launched in Accra


"The launch of the 2014 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (2014 GDHS) Report and a national dissemination seminar on the report have taken place in Accra. The 2014 GDHS, the sixth survey conducted in Ghana since 1988, is designed to provide data for monitoring the health situation of the population of Ghana..."

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