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 8, 2016
Female empowerment is not just about women, but is central for progress: Interview

Mariam Mecky
AHRAM ONLINE (Cairo, Egypt)

"...According to Egypt's Demographic and Health Survey 2014, one out of four Egyptian women is subjected to physical violence from their husbands..."

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