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.

Jan 21, 2022
SA men reluctant to take responsibility for contraception

Lilita Gcwabe
Health-e News

"...The report states: “20% of all births in the five years preceding 2016 Demographic and Health Survey (including pregnancies at the time), happened to women who were not planning on having any more children...”

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