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.
Mozambique: Many citizens still ignorant about HIV and AIDS
MOZAMBIQUE NEWS AGENCY (AIM)
...A new national survey on HIV and AIDS "destroys the myth that everybody already knows about AID," Mozambican Health Minister Ivo Garrido declared on Thursday.
Although there has been an increase in knowledge over the past few years, the survey, he noted, shows "that the majority of Mozambicans still do not possess the indispensable minimum of knowledge"...