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 7, 2020
Malaria: Kwara to distribute 2.3 million insecticide nets worth N3.3bn

Biola Azeez
NIGERIAN TRIBUTE (Ilorin, Nigeria)

"...The health expert, who said that there is evidence of a reduction in malaria prevalence in Nigeria, added that the 2015 Nigeria Malaria Indicator Survey indicates 27 per cent prevalence as against 42 per cent in 2010. She said that it was 22 per cent prevalence according to 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS)..."

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