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.

Jun 15, 2016
Poor nutrition worsens cases of lifestyle diseases, Health CS Mailu says

Emmanuel Wanjala
THE STAR (Nairobi, Kenya)

"...The Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (2014), indicates that 26 per cent of children under 5 are stunted while 11 per cent are underweight.It also says 4 per cent of the children are wasted..."

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