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.

Jan 29, 2018
Anaemia incidence among women in India dips slightly but major states report hike

Shivani Azad
THE TIMES OF INDIA (Dehradun, India)

"An analysis of the data of the recent National Family Health Survey IVshows that while the prevalence of anaemia among women in the country has decreased marginally by around 2 % -- from 55 % in 2005-06 to 53 % in 2015-16, a worrying trend is that six major states of the country have shown a marked increase in total anaemic cases among women..."

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