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.

Mar 21, 2014
Surey shows high fertility and youth in The Gambia


"The report on the 2013 Gambia Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS) just out has spoken of the “high fertility and youth” of Gambians, adding that the population of reproductive age is very young..."

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