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.
World Health Day a not so healthy nation
THE EXPRESS TRIBUNE (ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN)
"...The startling facts revealed by the Pakistan Demographic Health Survey (PDHS) 2012-13, paint a gloomy picture of the overall routine immunisation coverage across the country. According to PDHS, currently only 54 per cent children in Pakistan aged 12-23 months are fully vaccinated against the nine vaccine preventable diseases against the 80 percent immunisation coverage recommended by the WHO..."
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