Prof MBONDA Elie

Prof MBONDA Elie


Born on 3 July 1949, MBONDA Elie hails from Djebem Sub-Division in the Koung-Khi Division, West Region of the Republic of Cameroon.

After university studies, he obtained a Doctorate in Medicine at the University Centre for Health Science of the Yaounde University in 1981. In 1987, he obtained a Certificat d’Etudes Spéciales en Pédiatrie at Université d’Etat de Liège in Belgium. Three years later, in 1990, he obtained a Diplôme d’Etudes Spéciales en Neurologie Pédiatrique at Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium. In 1998, he was awarded a Diplôme d’Agrégation en Médecine (CAMES) in Cotonou, Benin.

In regard to his professional career, prior to his appointment as member of the Electoral Board in 2008, this medical doctor has held top positions at national and international level:

  • General practitioner at the Mbalmayo Divisional Hospital, from 1981 to 1984;
  • Assistant at Centre Universitaire Bavière de l’Université d’Etat de Liège, Belgium, from 1984 to 1987;
  • Assistant/Specialist at Cliniques Universitaires St. Luc de l’Université Catholique de Louvain (Brussels), from 1987 to 1990;
  • Head of the General Pediatrics Pavilion of the Mother and Childcare Centre / Chantal Biya Foundation, from 1999 to 2000;
  • Lecturer and Unit Head for Pediatric Neurology at Hôpital Central de Yaoundé, from 1990 to 2000;
  • Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Science (FMSB) and Director of the Higher Nursing Teaching Centre, FMSB- University of Yaounde I , from 1993 to 2002;
  • Director of Hospital Medicine and President of the National Health Council, Ministry of Public Health-Cameroon, from 2000 to 2004;
  • World Health Organisation (WHO) Expert for the African region,, since 1996;
  • President of the Health Commission of the Pan-African Parliament (African MP / African Union, Midrand-South Africa), from 2004 to 2007;
  • Lecturer and Unit Head of Pediatric Neurology and Epileptology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Science, University of Yaounde I and Gynaecology-Obstetrics Hospital of Yaounde, Ministry of Public Health, since 2004.

Prof MBONDA Elie had been member of the Cameroon National Assembly from 2002 to 2007, Member of the African Parliament and Observer of the African Union in several elections.

This Commander of the National Order of Valour took oath on 29 January 2009 before the Supreme Court, seating as Constitutional Council: “I swear to fully and faithfully discharge my duties and to exercise my office without fear or favour in accordance with the Constitution and laws in force, to ensure the confidentiality of proceedings and votes, to abstain from taking public positions and to decline any consultation on matters falling under the purview of Elections Cameroon”