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.

Apr 8, 2015
One in every 19 children dies before fifth birthday


"Child survival in Kenya has improved significantly with the deaths of children under five years declining to 52 for every 1,000 births last year, down from 74 in 2008-09..."

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