DHS in the News
Journalists worldwide write about MEASURE DHS results. The dissemination of DHS, SPA and HIV data is often widely covered by media in survey countries, but journalists also use MEASURE DHS 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 MEASURE DHS.
Early life malnutrition affects skills
Nurul Islam Hasib
...The preliminary results of the Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2011 showed despite progress in different health indicators, malnutrition remains high with 36 percent children under-5 underweight, 41 percent stunted and 16 percent wasted or too thin for their height...
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