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.

Mar 21, 2014
Diarrhea remains major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality


"According to Pakistan Demographic & Health Survey 2012 13 (PDHS) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has the highest prevalence of diarrhea (28 percent) followed by Sindh (23 percent) and Punjab (22 percent) the lowest proportion is in Balochistan (12 percent)..."

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