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 28, 2013
Tanzania makes major advances in malaria and HIV AIDS fight


"...The 2011-2012 Tanzania HIV/Aids and Malaria Indicator Survey (THMIS) report launched by President Jakaya Kikwete reveals that five out of every 100 men and women aged between 15 and 49 are infected..."

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