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.
The Himalayan News Service
THE HIMALAYAN TIMES (Nepal)
...For over six decades, USAID has been a consistent partner in the health sector. The 2011 Demographic and Health Survey has clearly shown that our investments have paid off [...] child mortality has declined by a remarkable 54% in the last 15 years, while maternal mortality has declined from 539 to 281 deaths per 100,000 live births in the last 10 years.
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