DHS in the News

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.

Jul 29, 2012
Family planning to be prioritised

Kathmandu, Nepal

...Despite Nepal Demographic Health Survey (NDHS-2011) indication that more than 99 per cent of women aged 15-49 are aware of at least one modern family planning method, the unmet demand is still high...

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