He is an African Bioethicist and Professor Emeritus of the University of Yaounde 1, Cameroon, where he was Head of the Department of Philosophy from 2004-2009. Currently he is a Fellow of the Cameroon Academy of Sciences (CAS), the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), Vice-Chairperson of the Cameroon Bioethics Initiative (CAMBIN), and Chairperson of the Cultural, Anthropological, Social and Economic (CASE) work group of the Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment Consortium (GET).