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.

Sep 24, 2019
Make contraception services youth-friendly

Evelyn Samba

"The Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2014 shows that a significant proportion of youth aged 15-19 are already bearing children. At 15, three out of 100 girls are either pregnant or have given birth to their first child, which rises to 40 by age 19."

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