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.
Addressing malnutrition to improve national health
Dr. Cleopa Kilonzo Mailu
CAPITAL FM (Nairobi, Kenya)
"...Much of this is based on the declining rates of stunting, wasting and underweight reported in the latest Kenya Demographic Health Survey (KDHS) 2014. The Survey indicates that more than a quarter (26pc) of the children below five years are stunted down from 35pc in the 2008-09 KDHS, 11pc are underweight down from 16pc, and 4pc are wasted down from 7pc..."