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 24, 2013
Rwanda moving towards zero malaria deaths by 2017

Corine Karema

"...According to the 2010 Demographic Health Survey (DHS), malaria prevalence decreased from 2.6 in 2008 to 1.4 in 2010 in children Under-five and from 1.4 in 2008 to 0.7 in 2010 among pregnant women..."

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