Grief inspires doctor’s pioneering journey

Tobisa Fodo took courage from daughter’s death to become first intensivist to train and qualify in province


From being schooled in people’s back rooms in the rural village of Ngolo to losing her only daughter and having to complete her specialist training amid a global pandemic, a Gqeberha doctor’s adversities could not deter her from becoming the first intensivist to train and qualify in the province.

Instead, the odds have propelled some of Dr Tobisa Fodo’s most crucial career decisions which led her to the record-breaking achievement...

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