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.
Hospitals lack basic amenities and equipment in Bangladesh
Nurul Islam Hasib
bdnews24.com (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
"A survey has revealed serious lack of basic amenities and equipment for maternal and childcare and family planning services in public and private health centres. This is despite Bangladesh buying millions of dollars worth of medical equipment..."