In September 2013, The DHS Program welcomed visitors from Niger. This is the fifth in a series of interviews with visitors to DHS headquarters. Don’t read French? You can use the translate feature at the top of the page! Nom: MODIELI AMADOU Djibrilla, NOMAOU Abdou, OUMAROU Sani, JOHOA Méaki, Radjikou HASSANE Pays d’origine: NIGER Organisations: Institut National de la Statistique (INS) et Coordination Intersectorielle […]
How much can change in 4 years? I asked myself as I prepared to update the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS): Data Use eLearning course. I thought I’d spend a day or two updating the links to reflect our new project name and websites, add a quick page on our new web tools and push out […]
Don’t let the technical acronym scare you! While application developers and computer programmers are usually the direct users of APIs, the DHS API is a great tool for program managers and researchers. What is an API? An Application Programming Interface, or API, provides software developers with direct access to a database. Developers can use the […]
In May 2014, The DHS Program welcomed visitors from Mali. This is the fourth in a series of interviews with visitors to DHS headquarters. Don’t read French? You can use the translate feature at the top of the page! Nom : , Institut National de la Statistique , Chef unité statistique, Ministère santé hygiène publique , Directeur adjoint cellule de la planification et de […]
Thanks to all who participated in the #DHSWorldCup! Here’s a final updated bracket – did you guess right? Germany won the FIFA World Cup…and Brazil scored the most points of any DHS team. Did you have any favorite moments?
In 2006, I was working as a sampling statistician at the Public Opinion Poll Center (POPC) in Egypt where I met Dr. Sahar El-Tawila. I discovered that she had used 2005 Egypt Demographic and Health Survey data in a nontraditional way: to explore the differences between households that owned landline phones and households that did not. At the time, most survey […]
The last remaining #DHSWorldCup teams play each other today: Brazil and Colombia. Here is how they measure up in DHS terms:
…And then there were 2. Here is the updated bracket for the #DHSWorldCup. Colombia and Brazil are still competing!
The pool play has ended, and of the 9 DHS teams originally in the World Cup, 4 have made it to the next round: Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and Nigeria. Keep track of the #DHSWorldCup teams as they advance with this bracket!
Cameroon and Brazil play each other today at the World Cup. Here are some quick stats about the 2 countries. Pool play ends on Thursday, so this is the last comparison infographic we’ll share until we find out more about match-ups in the second stage of the World Cup!