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.

Jun 27, 2023
Chief Mpunga takes nutrition myths head on: Community leader advocates for good nutrition practices

James Chavula
UNICEF (Malawi)

"...Chiradzulu district had one of the highest malnutrition rates in the country where nearly one in three children are stunted, according to the Malawi Demographic and Health Survey of 2015..."

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