Board Member Biography

Dr. Elijah Munachonga

People and Culture Committee Member

Dr. Elijah Munachonga joined the World Vision Zambia Board on 17th July, 2013 and is a member of the People and Culture Committee. He has been working as a medical doctor for 18 years and is a Ophthalmologist and a Public Health specialist. He has worked and held senior positions at different levels of health care in Zambia. He has also served on different boards in the health sector and is currently the secretary of the Health Advisory Board at Kasama General Hospital and a Trustee of St Theresa Parent Teacher Association Board, Kasama branch. He is an active member of the Bread of Life Church where he serves as an Elder in Charge of the Men of Integrity.

Elijah holds a Masters of Medicine in Ophthalmology from the Tumaini University Makumira in Arusha Tanzania; a Masters of Public Health from the University of Zambia and a Masters of Science in Public Health Eye Care from the University College of London. He is interested in research in Public Health and Service Delivery to the under-privileged rural community. His hobbies include playing chess and volleyball.