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.
Rwanda: Meeting the Millennium Development Goals
MAIL & GUARDIAN ONLINE (South Africa)
...The 2005 Demographic and Health Survey shows that HIV/AIDS infection rates have declined dramatically, that the number of treated cases has increased dramatically and that Rwanda is one of the few countries in Africa likely to reach universal treatment. Rwanda is on track to achieve the targeted reduction in malaria incidence...