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.

Jul 6, 2013
Mens love obsession puts them at high HIV risk

Jaffar Mjasiri

"...The statistics of the Tanzania HIV and Malaria Indicator Survey (THIMIS) 2012, shows that 21 per cent of men who are between the age of 15-49 have more than one lover, she said. However, the study has revealed that only 4 per cent of women have multiple relations..."

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