How Sudanese man took a giant leap to freedom and became a doctor

Emmanuel Taban had the toughest start to life imaginable, growing up in poverty amid the civil war in Sudan. Despite the hardships, he set his heart on becoming a doctor — and trekking to SA. Jonathan Ancer spoke to him about his epic journey

30 May 2021 - 00:00
By Jonathan Ancer

Emmanuel Taban is no ordinary doctor — he went on to become a leading pulmonologist who pioneered the use of therapeutic bronchoscopies to treat critically ill Covid-19 patients.

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