Dr Portia Manamela
Dr. Portia Manamela is one of a few female obstetrician & gynaecologist, and aesthetic gynaecologist based in the city of Polokwane, Limpopo with her practice currently at Netcare Pholoso Hospital. As a self-proclaimed feminist, she has dedicated her life’s work to dynamically evolving the gynaecology space through her “beyond medicine” approach to women’s sexual and reproductive health. She has a transcendent passion for women and their reproductive and sexual agency. She is also one of South Africa’s early female entrants into aesthetic gynaecology where she provides quality and comprehensive treatments to improve the appearance and functionality of women’s genital areas. This makes her a bona fide expert in her field. She has a holistic approach to women’s health where she journeys with them from preteens, to post-menopause. She takes care of women’s genital wellbeing from the inside out, being there for them & assisting women with fertility problems, treating women with high and low risk pregnancies before, during and after pregnancy. She is a mother of two teenage daughters and an avid philanthropist with a passion for youth development, she devotes a lot of her time to youth development initiatives, including sponsoring a number of students through their high school and university journeys. She is the CEO of Badiri Healthcare, an occupational health business that services the manufacturing, construction and mining industries amongst others.