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.

Sep 9, 2019
DSWD and partners to address teenage pregnancy in the Philippines

Charlene A. Cayabyab
SUN STAR (Angeles CIty)

"Meanwhile, the 2013 National Demographic and Health Survey also showed that one in 10 Filipino women, 15 to 19 years old, is already a mother or pregnant with her first child; and the number of teenage pregnancies is on the rise."

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