From Mahlangeni to Gumede–the Second Generation of Black Doctors in South Africa (1913-1930) (History of Medicine)

From Mahlangeni to Gumede--the Second Generation of Black Doctors in South Africa (1913-1930) (History of Medicine)

Manasseh Robert Mahlangeni qualified as a doctor in 1913 (LRCP and LRCS at Edinburgh and LFPS at Glasgow.) He then practised among the Bhaca people in the remote area of Mount Frere, 100 km north-east of Mthatha (Umtata.) Unfortunately nothing is known about his practice, or that of his son, Robert Rose Mahlangeni, who followed in his father’s footsteps. Educated at Fort Hare, from 1938 the latter undertook medical training in Scotland, qualifying LRFPS (Glasgow, 1943) and LRCS (Edinburgh, 1946.) On his return to South Africa he set up a practice in East London. Silas Molema

From Mahlangeni to Gumede--the Second Generation of Black Doctors in South Africa (1913-1930) (History of Medicine)

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