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.

May 6, 2019
It was never too late for Elisha to get vaccinated

John Namkwahe
THE CITIZEN (Tanzania)

"Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey (TDHS) for the year 2015/16 reveals that basic vaccination coverage increases with household-wealth, from 65 per cent among children from the poorest households to 83 per cent among children from the wealthiest households..."

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