DHS in the News

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.

Nov 11, 2012
Pneumonia still major kid killer

Kathmandu, Nepal

"...World Pneumonia Day is marked on November 12 every year to raise awareness on pneumonia as a public health issue and prevent the millions of avoidable child deaths from pneumonia that occur each year. According to Nepal Demographic Health Survey (NDHS)-2011, five per cent of children under-five years of age exhibited symptoms of acute respiratory infections (ARI)..."

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