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The 2019-20 The Gambia Demographic and Health Survey (2019-20 GDHS) was implemented by The
Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS) in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MoH). Data collection took
place from November 21, 2019 to March 30, 2020. Funding for the 2019-20 GDHS was provided by the
United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Health Organization (WHO), ActionAid International The Gambia/Network Against Gender Based Violence, the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA), and The Government of the Republic of The Gambia. ICF provided technical assistance through The DHS Program, a USAID-funded project providing support and technical assistance in the implementation of Demographic and Health Surveys in countries worldwide.
This report summarizes the findings of the 2013 Gambia Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS) carried out by The Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBOS). The survey was funded by the government of The Gambia, the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Global Fund. ICF International provided technical assistance through its MEASURE DHS program, which is designed to collect data on fertility, family planning, maternal and child health, maternal mortality, and domestic violence.