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 29, 2016
Kunene - where food is a luxury

Oswald Shivute
THE NAMIBIAN (Windhoek, Namibia)

"...A 2013 Demographic and Health Survey compiled by the Ministry of Health and Social Services and Namibia Statistics Agency says 24% of children under five years are stunted..."

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