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.

Jan 23, 2014
Forty eight percent newborn delivered by unskilled health staff

Aamir Saeed, Business Recorder

"Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey reveals that as many as 48% of the newborns are delivered by the unskilled health professionals and more than half of the deliveries are not made in well-equipped health facilities. The survey also reveals that as many as 46% of children below two years of age are not fully immunized..."

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