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.

Nov 5, 2015
I didnt know I could become pregnant after having sex for the first time


"...In Kenya, more than a quarter of girls have given birth or are pregnant by their 18th birthday. And globally, there are 33 million young women between the ages of 15 and 24 who would like to use contraceptives, but don’t have access [data from surveys in 61 countries]..."

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