Goodwill ambassadors are well-known personalities from the worlds of arts, literature, entertainment, sport or other fields of public life who commit to contribute to WHO's efforts to raise awareness of important health problems and solutions.
Appointed by the Director-General for two years at a time, they work closely with WHO to draw attention to its overall priorities or a specific health issue affecting people's lives and well-being.
Current goodwill ambassadors
Goodwill ambassadors for partnerships
World Immunization Week: Are you up-to-date?
World Malaria Day: Invest in the future. Defeat malaria
World No Tobacco Day: Raise taxes on tobacco
International consultation on workers’ health coverage
FAO/WHO Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)