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.

Sep 20, 2016
Let us talk about sex education in schools

Tasneem Hassanali
THE CITIZEN (Tanzania)

"...According to the Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey (TDHS) and Malaria Indicator Survey 2015-16 issued by the National Bureau of Statistics and Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, teenage pregnancy is on the rise at 27%..."

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