DHS in the News

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.

Sep 21, 2012
Ugandas shocking HIV prevalence rates revealed

Sanya Emmanuel Mango

Shocking HIV prevalence rates has been revealed by the 2011 Uganda AIDS Indicator Survey. A total of 3.7% of women and men aged 15 to 24 are HIV positive, with prevalence among females markedly higher than among males. This is the case apart from within teenagers between 15 to 17-years-old, the youngest age bracket of this group, where prevalence is slightly higher in males...

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