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.

Jul 11, 2013
Adolescent pregnancy a problem in Bangladesh

Helemul Alam
THE DAILY STAR (Bangladesh)

"...According to a 2011 statistics of Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey, 70 percent of deliveries in Bangladesh, including that of many adolescents, are conducted at home, putting mothers at risk of infertility and obstetric fistula..."

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