Category Archives: SDGs

Global Goals Week 2018

Written by: The DHS Program

21 Sep, 2018

This week marks the beginning of Global Goals Week, a week where the United Nations and partners come together to bring awareness to accelerate progress to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals. The DHS Program collects data to calculate approximately 30 of the indicators supporting the SDGs. You can find […]

World Breastfeeding Week 2018

Written by: The DHS Program

07 Aug, 2018

World Breastfeeding Week, held annually from August 1-7, is a week where over 180 countries come together to promote and support breastfeeding. And although World Breastfeeding Week 2018 has come to a close, you can still take part in advocating for breastfeeding and its role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals with DHS data: Use STATcompiler […]

Measuring the SDGs: The Role of Household Surveys

Written by: The DHS Program

11 Jan, 2017

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have replaced the Millennium Development Goals with broad and lofty aspirations ranging from health, education, and gender equality to clean energy and responsible consumption. Behind each Sustainable Development Goal is a series of targets and each target can be measured by one or more indicators. Many of the targets in […]

Social Good Summit 2016: How DHS data can help measure progress towards meeting the Global Goals

Written by: The DHS Program

05 Oct, 2016

We were fortunate to have attended the UN Foundation’s Social Good Summit again which, through a variety of vibrant speakers from US UN Ambassador Samantha Power to actor and activist Alec Baldwin, emphasized the recently-adopted 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals. While we thoroughly enjoyed all of the sessions and speakers, we […]