n South African Journal of Surgery - Manilal Damodar Daya : 1941 - 2013 : obituary

Volume 52, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Manilal Damodar Daya was born in South End, Port Elizabeth, in June 1941 of parents who immigrated to South Africa from Gujarat State in India. He did his schooling in Port Elizabeth, matriculating at South End High School, and completed his MB ChB at the University of Cape Town in 1967. After doing his internship at Somerset Hospital he started work as a medical officer at Livingstone Hospital, Port Elizabeth, in 1969. He married his wife Hemkala in 1971 and they had four boys, two of whom followed in their father's footsteps to become medical doctors.

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