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.

Feb 21, 2014
Pakistan still lags far behind other countries in south Asia

Rasheed Khalid

"Pakistan still lags far behind other countries in South Asia in the health sector despite making some expected developments, said National Institute of Population Studies Executive Director Abdul Basit Khan. He was speaking at the launch of third ‘Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey (PDHS) 2012-13’ jointly organised by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute and NIPS here on Thursday..."

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