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.

Mar 30, 2015
Malawi malaria prevalence drops to 33 percent

StarAfrica (PARIS, FRANCE)

"The 2014 Malaria Indicator Survey conducted by the National Malaria Control Program in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has suggested a slight decline of the disease's prevalence rate from 43 to 33% in the country. Speaking during the report findings dissemination meeting in the capital Lilongwe on Monday, Secretary for Health, Charles Mwansambo said the decline has been achieved because of different interventions which the government and its partners put in place to reduce the burden to malaria among people..."

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