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.
Drama with a healthy goal
TAKE PART (USA)
"...After a recent decline, HIV is on the rise now in Uganda, according to the government's 2011 AIDS Indicator Survey. Among women and men 15 to 49, HIV has increased from 6.4 percent in 2004-5 to 7.3 percent in 2011. (In the report, the government notes that could be the result of more people with HIV living longer rather than ineffective HIV prevention programs.)..."