Dr. Tshepo Maaka
Dr Tshepo P. Maaka is a woman of faith and a follower of Christ, a mother and a medical entrepreneur. She has been a medical practitioner registered with the Health Professions Council since 1994, practising mainly anaesthesiology, that is 25 years of experience and knowledge! She obtained both her medical undergraduate and postgraduate training in anaesthesiology, public health management and financial management from the University of Witwatersrand (Wits). She is also the mother to an animator – Kabelo Maaka who is also a speaker at CTIAF 2019.
She has a passion for all things health and medical, as that is where her skill sets lie. Until early 2018, Dr Maaka has been running an obstetrical anaesthetic practice at both the Sunninghill and Waterfall Hospitals in Gauteng. Now as a medical entrepreneur, Dr Tshepo P. Maaka, manages a few businesses concurrently. She has partnered with her daughter (Kabelo Maaka), in forming Cabblow Studios (Pty) Ltd, to produce Medical Animation. A topic she is very passionate about. Together as mother and daughter, they are combining their skills in medicine and animation to carve out a unique niche in the South African animation market. Through Medical Animation, they produce content to educate and train on health in order to promote compliance & healthy living, and to produce better health outcomes.
She is also the owner and CEO of DR T Scrubs (Pty) Ltd, a medical apparel company selling high-end medical scrubs mainly. She is also the co-founder of a medical concierge and medical tourism company called HealingtonVIP, something she has been doing since 2004. Dr Tshepo P. Maaka is all about service excellence and pushing people to higher levels of excellence in all that can be done. Whether at home, at church or at work, she endeavours to always denote a high level of service excellence in all her undertakings.