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 16, 2017
Teenage pregnancies on the rise

Suzgo Khunga

"The MDHS, whose main report was launched yesterday in Lilongwe, shows that 29 percent of teenagers had given birth. This figure was four percentage points higher than what was recorded int he last DHS in 2010..."