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.

Jan 14, 2016
Wajir leads in new births Nyanza in mortality

Olive Burrows
CAPITAL FM (Nairobi, Kenya)

"Women in Wajir are giving birth two times more than their counterparts in other parts of the country, according to the 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey. The survey indicates that Wajir women are having four times the number of children as their counterparts in Kirinyaga, at an average of eight children while those in Kirinyaga have an average of two..."

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