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.
As Benny Malakoane showed off progress in Free State, 317 patients were left in the dark over their cancer status.
But the Free Market Foundation maintains the plan will cost the state more than it raises in taxes.
The director of the Free Market Foundation suggests that an inquiry into private healthcare was deceptively orchestrated by the health minister.
Depression among the elderly is largely overlooked, but exercise can help to counter it.
South African jails are making notable strides in screening for, and curing, tuberculosis.
Healthy lungs don’t mean you’re off the hook: tuberculosis can take root anywhere in the body.
But ridding the planet of curable and preventable tuberculosis will tax the world’s existing resources.
A TB patient finally gets a disability grant and a woman has free access to the world's most expensive drug.
A report notes that TB rates sky-rocketed in the 1990s fuelled by the HIV epidemic, and warns of a similar situation with diabetes-related TB.
A change in mind-set is required because feeding schemes alone cannot put an end to malnutrition.