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 18, 2019
Use of modern contraception methods witnesses no increase

Sabitri Dhakal
THE HIMALYAN TIMES (Kathmandu, Nepal)

"The 2016 survey revealed that 42.8 per cent of women of reproductive age between 15-49 use modern contraception methods of family planning. The number of women using modern contraception methods of family planning was 43.2 per cent in 2011."

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