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.

May 18, 2016
TOPICS: Malnutrition prevalence

Bishnu Poudel
THE HIMALAYAN TIMES (Kathmandu, Nepal)

"...The Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2011 (NDHS 2011) found that 41% of children under five suffer from chronic malnutrition (stunting), 29% of the children are underweight (low weight for age) and 11% are wasted (thin for their age). Similarly, 18% of women are malnourished..."

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