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.
Child malnutrition in Egypt: Breaking the vicious circle
AHRAM ONLINE (Cairo, Egypt)
"As for wasting, defined as low weight for height, it has increased significantly since 2000, especially among girls, standing at eight percent. Underweight stands at six per cent, and incidence of anemia at 27 percent..."