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.

Dec 3, 2020
Rwanda’s 6th Demographic & Health Survey Launched

TAARIFA (Rwanda)

"...Prime Minister Dr. Edouard Ngirente on Thursday afternoon launched the 6th Demographic & Health Survey an important tool for evidence-based policy making and planning.

"The current edition 2019-2020 Demographic and Health Survey is expected to play a key role in availing up-to date and accurate information on demographic and health indicators..."

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