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.

Aug 28, 2017
Malaria prevalence drops in Ghana

Tatjana Kühne
PULSE (Ghana)

“The prevalence among children between six to 59 months is 21 per cent and I will say it’s a decrease because in 2014 we recorded 27 per cent and now it’s 21 per cent..."

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