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 5, 2018
Nepal’s first batch of midwives to be produced next year

THE HIMALAYAN TIMES (Kathmandu, Nepal)

"Reducing the maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births is one of the key targets for Nepal. According to Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2016, the country has 239 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births."

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