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.

Oct 30, 2015
The agony of a woman enslaved by traditional myths


"...According to Kenya Demographic and Health Survey of 2014, 38 percent of married women in Coast region are using modern method of contraception being below of the national percentage which is at 53 percent..."

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