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.

Dec 25, 2018
Choose Iron Health Campaign to create awareness on iron deficiency

Yaw Ansah

"The 2014 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS), discovered that 27 per cent of children were classified as mildly anaemic, 37 per cent were moderately anaemic, and two per cent were severely anaemic, which is attributed to iron deficiency."

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