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.

Jul 10, 2018
The condom stigma in Myanmar

Htet htet Naing and Thomas Kean

"...According to the 2015-16 Myanmar Demographic and Health Survey, 51 percent of married women aged 15 to 49 are using modern contraception, with injectables (28 percent), pills (14 percent) and female sterilisation (5 percent) the most common..."