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.

Jun 20, 2014
Young women silent on domestic violence - survey

Sunday Michael Ogwu

"The National Population Commission recently launched the Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) 2013. The fourth of its kind in Nigeria assisted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), United Kingdom agency for internal development (UKaid) and the United Nations Funds for populations activities (UNFPA)..."

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