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 22, 2014
Government to give priority to population welfare programmes

Business Recorder

"Minister of State for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Saira Afzal Tarar on Wednesday said the government is committed to give top priority to the population welfare programs in the country. Addressing the launching ceremony of Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey of National Institute of Population Studies here, the minister said that country's population will reach 210 million by 2020 if it continues to grow at the same rate..."

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