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.

Jan 22, 2014
Pakistan decreases fertility rate accepting family planning trends

The News Tribe

"Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey was launched at a ceremony in Islamabad on Wednesday, indicating improvement in the trends of family planning and decrease in fertility rate. The survey was carried out by National Institute of Population Studies in collaboration with the USAID..."

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