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.

Apr 28, 2017
Women urged to practice exclusive breast feeding

Philip Tengzu, GNA

"...the 2014 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS) report indicated that the rate of exclusive breast feeding was as low as 52 per cent which according to him was not the best..."