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 5, 2018
No fees and no questions for being late, second phase of birth registration campaign in Myanmar begins

UNICEF (Nay Pye Taw, Myanmar)

"Although Myanmar has made remarkable progress, the births of two out of 10 children under the age of five (around 1.3 million children) have not been officially recorded in Myanmar according to the Demographic and Health Survey (2015-2016)."

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