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.

Feb 10, 2019
In Tanzania, fresh rallies to save girls from FGM

The Citizen Reporter
THE CITIZEN (Dar es Salaam)

"In 2015-16 a total 10 per cent women age 15-49, were circumcised, a decline from 18% per cent in 1996."

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