Amy Green is a health reporter at the M&G's health journalism centre, Bhekisisa. After graduating from Rhodes with an honours degree in health journalism, she investigated the abuse of the attention deficit disorder drug, Ritalin. The exposé was published on the e-book website Mampoer Shorts. In 2013, she was one of 10 journalists selected for a year-long investigative HIV reporting fellowship with the International Women's Media Foundation. She has an obsession with all things hip-hop and keeps fit with a daily Ashtanga yoga routine.
Patients with drug resistant TB could benefit from a new drug regimen, which will be tested in clinical trials this year.
Three drug addicts tell their stories of devastation, desperation and, finally, the long road to recovery.
Due to the high costs of litigation medical negligence claims could bankrupt a future NHI, say experts.
Psychics such as John Edward are 'mostly harmless' and often quite helpful to the living, experts say.
The nation's healthcare system reflects the actions of the ministers responsible for it over the years.
Half of all SA smokers tried to quit last year –and failed. How can we raise the success rate?
New drugs are working on XDR-TB – but must be strictly controlled to prevent further resistance.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has launched an HPV vaccine programme for grade four girls in all government schools.
The intellectual property policy, which will allow access to cheaper drugs, has yet to be finalised while patients are dying, say health activists.
Activists says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan misrepresented the true state of the country's health in his budget speech.