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 18, 2014
Ministry to focus on ending gender violence in action plan

Godfrey Obonyo
IPPMEDIA (Tanzania)

"Sophia Simba, the minister, told the National Assembly yesterday that the prevalence of GBV in Tanzania is high. In the 2010 Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey approximately 45 per cent of 15 to 49 year old females reported having experienced physical or sexual violence..."

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