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 13, 2016
Low health budget slows down Kenya's family planning drive

Annie Njanja
BUSINESS DAILY (Nairobi, Kenya)

"...The latest Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS) indicates that 18 per cent of women in Kenya have an unmet need for family planning..."

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