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.

Jun 7, 2013
Japan an exemplary health partner with Africa

President Jakaya Kikwete

"In April, I launched the Tanzania HIV and AIDS and Malaria Indicator Survey report, which examines key health indicators in my country. The findings of the study are heartwarming and inspiring. The results point to a turning tide against HIV and AIDS and malaria infections in Tanzania. They indicate that we are making steady progress in the fight against these diseases. Our investments in a healthier future for our people are bearing the desired fruits..."

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