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 25, 2017
Nigeria sets up task force to reduce maternal mortality

Ayodamola Owoseye

"...from the National Demographic and Health Survey, 2013 indicates that the MMR in Nigeria is 576 per 100,000 live births and Neonatal Mortality Rate is 37 per 1000 live births..."