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 4, 2016
Aiming to end the circle of violence, UNICEF launches its latest campaign to save children

Nada Deyaa'

"...93% of children are exposed to different types of abuse under the name of discipline. 78% of these children age 14 and under are victims of physical violence, according to the 2014 Egypt Demographic and Health Survey..."

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