Pan African Award for excellence in Science and Technology Journalism (Health)

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Winner of the 2013 PanAfrican Award for Excellence in Science and Technology Journalism (Health)

From Kerry Swift Convener of Judges: Kerry has a a B. Journalism degree from Rhodes University and an MA from the University of York. He is a former president of the Southern African Association of Industrial Editors and is external examiner for the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University. This was his summary of the entry from Kathy Malherbe

‘HEALTHCARE Category Winner – Kathy Malherbe for the story Off my chest published in Daily Maverick: This great advocacy piece looks in considerable depth at the topical issue of breast cancer. It is well written and deeply researched covering the pros and cons of genetic testing and voluntary mastectomies and a range of other topics that impact on the sensitive issue of breast cancer. This is an excellent piece of in-depth reportage.

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