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.
NEWS GHANA (Accra, Ghana)
"...According to the 2013 Namibia Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), roughly one out of five teenagers aged 15 to 19 surveyed in 2013 were either pregnant or had given birth. This finding indicated that 19 percent of young women in that age range had begun child bearing...."