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.

May 14, 2016
Ministry recommends sex education to reduce abortions

Arthur Okwemba
DAILY NATION (Nairobi, Kenya)

"...The 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey shows that the country's maternal deaths stand at 362 deaths per 100,000 live births..."

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