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Yusuf Dawood Kodwavwala Edit Profile

educator , Surgeon

Yusuf Dawood Kodwavwala, Indian surgeon, educator. Recipinet 2d prize Commonwealth Literature for Africa Region, 1992. Fellow Royal College Surgeons (London), International College Surgeons; member Association Surgeons of East Africa (council, president 1987-1988), Nairobi Masonic Lodge, Rotary Club of Nairobi (president 1981-1982, district governor 1989-1990), Muthaika Country and Golf Clubs.

Background

Kodwavwala, Yusuf Dawood was born on September 13, 1928 in Bantwa, India. Arrived in Kenya, 1961. Son of Dawood and Rahima Moosa.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Grant Medical College, Bombay, 1953.

Career

Consultant surgeon Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya, since 1961, executive director Kenya, 1975-1978, board directors Kenya, 1973-1978. Board directors African Medical and Research Foundation, Nairobi, 1976-1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: No Strings Attached, Price of Living, Yesterday Today and Tomorrow, One Life Too Many, Off My Chest, Water Under the Bridge. Author Surgeon's Diary public in Sunday Nation, since 1980.

Membership

Fellow Royal College Surgeons (London), International College Surgeons. Member Association Surgeons of East Africa (council, president 1987-1988), Nairobi Masonic Lodge, Rotary Club of Nairobi (president 1981-1982, district governor 1989-1990), Muthaika Country and Golf Clubs.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, travel, golf.

Connections

Married Marie Kodwavwala, May 24, 1958. Children: Jenny, January.

father:
Dawood Moosa

mother:
Rahima Moosa

spouse:
Marie Kodwavwala

child:
Jenny Kodwavwala

child:
January Kodwavwala